New Year- Realistic You
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New Year- Realistic You

So you've made all these resolutions... whats next?

New Year- Realistic You

Okay, so as we all know, 2020 is going to be your year, no, not your year, your decade. We all make these grand lists on January 1st, hoping to have motivation and drive for the upcoming year. The constant strive to perfect ourselves manifests in the bright, exciting first week of the new year. It is an urban legend that January 1st is the busiest day at the gym, however it is proven that January is definitely the busiest month at gyms. We all try to create the best version of ourselves for the upcoming year, which is great! We say we will go to sleep earlier, stop procrastinating, spend less money, and spend 3 fewer hours a day on TikTok. Around January 14, you may find yourself going to Target, meaninglessly spending $150, push back doing any possible thing you need to do by watching TikToks til 3 a.m.- not to be specific or anything. However, if we actually want to make these changes there are a few key tips and tricks we should follow!

My number one tip is: be realistic. As much as we all would like to have straight A's, a six-pack and clear skin for the new year, we must be a little bit more realistic. When making goals, you really should try and be realistic. Maybe, even make the resolutions a little less harsh than you think you need to. Don't say you are going to go to the gym every morning at 7 a.m. when you know you will definitely NOT be doing that. Say you'll go a couple times a week at night, so you'll actually end up going- not thinking that its way too unattainable and never-ending up going. Another thing to do is to hold yourself accountable. Tell your friends and family your goals. So, if they see you not accomplishing your goals- they can tell you straight to your face. My final goal is: just relax. It being the coldest, grossest month of the year is not going to expedite the process of you becoming your *best self*, so honestly calm down and just try to be a little bit better.

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