3 Tips to Making Successful Resolutions
This is a hectic time of year: the holiday season is looming, and you have gifts to buy, parties to attend and winter bugs to ward off. However, it is also the time that you need to reflect on the past twelve months. Your year will have consisted of many wonderful experiences that make you smile when you think about them, but also there will have been periods when things didn’t quite go to plan, and it is painful to revisit them. This retrospection is important. It helps you to understand what you want to achieve and avoid in the coming new year.
New year resolutions are a tradition that has its roots as far back as Babylonian times when people resolved to return borrowed items and pay back their debts. Modern-day resolutions are more focused on self-improvement: to diet, stop smoking or to save money. The benefit of setting yourself new year’s resolutions is that you are 46% more likely to stick to them than when you try to change your behavior at other times of the year.
So, if you intend to be a better version of you next year, here are 3 tips to help you: