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Sticking to your new year’s resolution

  A new year brings many different opportunities and challenges. It’s also the time that many people try and improve themselves through New Year’s Resolutions. But for most, these are often easier said than done. Even if we do manage to start on our lists, it’s usually the follow through that derails our efforts. Despite our good intentions we let other aspects of our lives get in the way of these goals. Here are a few tips that may help you complete some of your 2016 resolutions.   Getting Started Once you have mustered your resolve and decided to tackle your resolutions, you should try these simple steps to help you get started.   Make a list Keeping your resolutions in your head and leaving them at the mercy of your memory may not be the best idea. Treat them like any other important tasks and write them down. If you can write down your grocery list, why not your resolutions? Start small If you’ve decided on several things to change this year, prioritize and do them one at a time. Getting fit, taking guitar lessons and starting a blog all in one month may not be the best approach. You may overwhelm yourself and increase the likelihood of sabotaging your efforts. Start with one goal and once you feel comfortable add the others. You should also take it slow. Ease into your new activities and keep in mind that consistency is the key. Be realistic This goes hand-in-hand with taking it slow. It’s great to have goals and aiming high is not a bad thing, but make sure...
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