HOW TO KEEP MORE RESOLUTIONS IN 2017!
Most folks start off on the right foot. To establish solid ground, and to improve upon the year before, they eagerly create New Year’s resolutions and promise to …
SAVE MORE MONEY
WRITE A BOOK
TAKE BETER CARE OF THEIR HEALTH
GO TO CHURCH
LEAVE A DYSFUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIP
But did you know that statistics show that only 8% of people actually keep their resolutions? Here are some more statistics you’ll also find interesting:
This can be a little discouraging.
But don’t give up hope here. You can achieve the things you desire and deserve.
However, in the words of Dr. Phil, “You can’t fix what you don’t acknowledge first.”
Accordingly, here’s why, despite your best intentions, you may “fall off” and become frustrated (and how to fix that).
1. YOUR GOALS ARE NOT WELL THOUGHT OUT
In other words, you need to have a game plan to accompany your goals for greater success. Hello? For example, it’s not enough to want to “lose weight,” how will you make it happen? Join Weight Watchers? Eat less? Go to the gym 3x a week? Give up pizza and pasta?
The more specific, strategic and realistic you are, the greater your odds for success.
2. YOU’RE “TALKING THE TALK, BUT NOT WALKING THE WALK”
Bust a move. Words without action to back it up are futile
3. YOU NEED HELP
And there’s no shame in it. The Bible states: “The wise seek counsel.” Are you stuck in a rut? Require new skills to abandon an old job? Seeking to leave an abusive relationship? Struggle with depression? There are an array of resources available to you, don’t suffer in silence or confusion.
You are not alone.
4. YOU’RE ALLOWING FEAR TO GOVERN YOUR ACTIONS
Everybody’s afraid. Of something…
But the key is to not let fears hold us hostage or keep us in destructive patterns. You can find a new love! A new life! Greater peace! More fulfillment! But to move forward, you must release old fears and doubt. Pray for guidance and needed direction.
5. YOU’RE NOT OBSERVING THE “S.M.A.R.T.” PRINCIPLE
In other words, for optimal success, your goals should be:
A better life and a better year are within your reach.
Follow these five timely tips as a road map for a smoother journey, as you navigate the path to success!
Happy New Year!