Keeping Up with Your New Resolutions


Gianna Aromnado, Editorial Editor

As we start the year of 2017, many people start to struggle with keeping their resolutions in check. There’s no use in making them if you’re not going to try to complete them throughout the course of the year. It is incredibly important that you try your best to follow through on the promises you have made to yourself. Being proud of yourself is the most important thing and should be your number one priority. If you need help keeping on track, here’s some tips that might help you get through the year.

  • Make one change at a time
  • Limit your list to a number you can handle
  • Be specific
  • Make a plan
  • Be prepared to change some habits
  • Write down the goal and visualize it regularly
  • Forgive yourself if you mess up
  • Be realistic
  • Receive support
  • Choose carefully

Everyone gets excited about making their resolutions and often picture themselves completing their goals; however, you may need some help along the way. Having people in your life who will try and help you better yourself can be the key to completing your goals. People usually set their goals too high and set themselves up for failure; however, using these suggestions might help you better yourself. Everyone sees the new year as a new start, but it’s up to you how you choose to live it, so try to take advantage of it and choose the best ways to make this year a great one.