I love a good New Year’s Resolution! I know they often get a bad rap, but I think there’s something to be said about the desire to want to improve oneself.
Over the years, I’ve made some resolutions that I feel really have bettered or improved my life in some way. I’ve also made some resolutions that I failed miserably at. As I’ve been pondering the New Year, I wanted to share a few of my observations about how to write solid resolutions.
Tip #1: Avoid Resolutions that Require Perfectionism.
One of my resolutions this year was to floss every day. So what happened in February, when I forgot one night and broke the streak? Well, I’d obviously failed so what was the point of continuing?
I have seen other resolutions like this too – maybe you’ve even written them. They might include a running streak (where you run every day for a year, without a day off) or take a picture every day and post to social media. Read More…