TOP 10 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
At the beginning of each year, millions of people set themselves resolutions for the new year ahead. Most times this is to spark positive change and growth for the year ahead.
We are approaching the end of the first month of 2022 and at this point some have started working on their New Year’s resolutions while others… have either left it for the next month or next year. First, let’s take a look at the most common New Year’s resolutions. These are,
- Lose weight
- Exercise or hit the gym
- Live life to the fullest
- Find a new hobby
- Save more money or spend less money
- Travel more
- Read more books
- Quit smoking
- Spend more time with those close to you
SIX SECRETS TO STAYING ON TRACK
If most of the above mentioned resolutions are on your list for 2022, here are six secrets to staying on track.
TIP ONE: BREAK DOWN YOUR GOALS
It is important to break down your goals into micro-goals. This is because looking at just the end goal can be overwhelming but if your goals look more realistic, it is easier.
So, break down each of your goals into what can be done daily, weekly or monthly in order to achieve the end goal.
TIP TWO: TRACK YOUR PROGRESS
You need to set realistic guidelines and track your progress as you go along. Noting down your challenges and success can also help you analyse and move forward.
TIP THREE: PRACTICE PATIENCE AND FORGIVENESS
You need to be focused on your goals but you also need to be patient with them. Take it one step at a time and if you’re unable to complete a task, forgive yourself and move forward.
TIP FOUR: CONSIDER YOUR BUDGET
If your goals are more on the expensive side, you need to consider your budget and how much you need to save before achieving those goals. To consider your budget you need to subtract your monthly financial obligations from your earnings.
TIP FIVE: MEDITATE
Meditation is a great way to calm down your anxiety or reduce stress. This will help you stay on track with your goals with a clear mind.
TIP SIX: REWARD YOURSELF
Reward yourself when you complete each goal off your list. This can be done by treating yourself with something tasty or buying yourself something you like.