New Year's Resolutions: how to keep them, with a little help from the experts - BBC Three
The 'Just do it' attitude can backfire in a new year's resolution.
Keep the research and planning on for a few weeks, do the groundwork and start slow, showing that you mean it.
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Pick a goal that is meaningful and doable, making sure it's coming from inside you, not imposed by others.
Make specific, realistic plans for your New Year Goal using the time-tested SM...
Chances are you won't just wake up one day and suddenly change your life. To go where you want to go, you have to chart out a plan.
For example: If you feel the cue of smoking, replace the smoking with some other activity like having a cup of coffee.
Keep It Small — It’s about thinking big and acting small. You’ll achieve those big goals in time.
Measure Your Progress — If you don’t measure your progress, it’s safe to say that you are not making any.
Be Accountable To Yourself — One of the most important skills you can learn in life is to be self-reliant.
New Year Resolutions typically show a low success rate, as 10% of them actually succeed.
The reason for this low rate might be our basic instincts and temptations: people give into te...
Our emotions motivate us more than willpower.
If we are generous, fair and co-operative, we have an invaluable tool to motivate us to complete our goals. If we cultivate good character, compassion, and honesty, it leads to a better chance of success in our endeavors.