11 Easy Ways To Make And Keep Sustainable New Year's Resolutions
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11 Easy Ways To Make And Keep Sustainable New Year's Resolutions

Last year can't jade us from our desire to make resolutions forever.

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11 Easy Ways To Make And Keep Sustainable New Year's Resolutions
Nissa Diaz

Maybe you're apprehensive to set goals because they've never worked out in the past, and I totally feel you. But now, you have a guide to actually make and keep your New Year's resolutions! Lucky you!

1. Go easy on yourself.

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It's OK to not be consistent all day every day, someday you need a cheat day, or you just need a day for yourself. It's one day out of the whole year, don't be so hard on yourself! You have time.

2. Set smart goals.

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Setting the right kind of goals is *SO* important! Make sure you set SMART goals, learn more about them here!

3. Write down your goals!

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Writing down your goals will help you envision them, and motivate you more to complete them! Grab a journal or a vision board and get crackin'!

4. Find an accountability partner.

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Find someone who will keep you motivated, and accountable! Maybe even share a common goal to be a great team!

5. Track your progress.

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Take a before and after survey, and keep a journal to track your progress so you can celebrate the little wins!

6. Clean up your social media feed.

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Delete all the negativity and toxicity from your feed, and start following more accounts with positive and motivational posts!

7. Remind yourself why you're doing it.

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Keep your end goal in mind, and keep reminding yourself why you started.

8. Meditate.

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Take some time to yourself to process your thoughts and emotions, and let yourself reflect.

9. Reach out for help.

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Don't be afraid to reach out for help when you need it! Whether that be a therapist, nutritionist, or a friend, always reach out for help when you need it.

10. Schedule your time.

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Make sure you allot time for your goal during your everyday life!

11. Give it 21 days.

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Give it 21 days to make or break that habit, only 21 days and you'll start being consistent!

Now you go out there and tackle those goals!

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