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2015 is just around the corner and I am already thinking about how long my plans to workout daily will last! Did you know that only 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions, according to research from the University of Scranton?! Let's look at how we can stick to our resolutions before the New Year even comes along :) 1. Set short-term goals for long-term results. Break your resolutions into small, manageable chunks. Say your goal is to save money. Rather than making a resolution to save $5,000 this year, try to save $100 a week. 2. Make your resolution about the journey, not the outcome. There's a better guarantee of success if you stick to resolutions that you actually have control over. Want to lose 15 pounds? Well, sticking to a healthy diet and exercise routine is more important than the number on the scale. And you can't force those pounds off! 3. Schedule time for your resolution. We are all so busy, it's hard to find time to do the things we want to do, let alone the resolutions that challenge us. So, schedule gym sessions into your calendar just like you would a meeting or a dance recital 4. Employ the buddy system. Everything is better with a friend, including resolutions, and it can be more than just a walking buddy! 5. State your goals. Tell people about your resolutions. People who explicitly state their goals are more likely to keep them. It's social accountability! 6. Keep Records. Tracking your progress is a good way to stay accountable and keep the resolution fresh in your mind! 7. Get an app. There is an app that can help with every resolution. Noom not only tracks your diet, exercise and task completion, but coaches you through the process towards weight loss. 8. Celebrate little victories. You deserve it! Think of a way you can treat yourself like taking a long, relaxing bubble bath every week you reach your saving's goal. It's a positive reward that will actually help make a healthier, happier you. 9. Reassess your resolutions. If something is not working, then it's OK to go back and modify your resolution. Resolutions are all about becoming a better version of yourself, not a perfect version of yourself! 10. Don't give up so easily. Too often people throw in the towel on resolutions because of one slip up. So what, you had a moment of weakness! It happens!
@Nisfit grade your self on a daily basis from a scale of 1- 10 one being the lowest and 10 being the highest and you have to be honest to your self in doing so, say that you score 90% and above by the end of the week reward your self with something that you like for example take your self to the Movies or Going to a spa for a full treatment but you must choose something that would not go against your resolution. and if you get for example 80% then set your self something way less rewarding so that mentally your body would want to do more to get the full reward. when you score less then 70% then put on the mask of shame and don't reward your self with anything in fact the free time that you have in your weekend punish your self by doing what you missed out twice to three times but don't push your self you can split the time in 3 start in the morning wake up as you do in your work days workout then do some house work have your lunch but nothing special cause remember that your going through punishment then have 2- 3 hours break work out again and make sure that you start before 4pm and repeat the same thing one more time in the evening before going to bed and you don't stay up late.
My question still stands....which resolution app is a gd one to download, that does not! involve mapping my walking steps. but, rather to keep me on my path to reach my goal, daily reminders to keep fit an eat well.....
@IbyIbyiby I love it! Great advice!
wish you all the best, up date us and tell us how it's going with you, you could inspire alot of people.
number 5 is so important! I'm writing up my goals and will be making my coworkers hold me accountable!
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