Why Your Resolution For The New Year Is Unrealistic

It's always the same.

"What's your New Year's resolution this year?"

Uh... Yeah, about that...

There are two types of people in the world. The ones who keep to their resolutions every year and, well, the others. As I've grown over the years, I've realized more and more how overrated it is to have a New Year's Resolution.

This past year I was completely basic: "I'm going to work out and eat healthier!" Which is exactly what I've been saying to myself every year since I was fifteen. This year, as expected, I quickly started to stray from my resolution.

It's difficult to think of something so small as a pinky promise to myself when I have two jobs and go to school sometimes. Hey, maybe that's just an unpopular opinion and I'm a lazy potato. Maybe.

People don't realize that a new year does not equal a "new you." You are always evolving and learning, making practically every day a new you!

It is never to late to want something or to change. Just because at you stopped following your resolution in March doesn't mean you have to wait until January to try again. In all honesty, it's just an excuse.

The new year is always fun, but it isn't realistic. This year, try setting mini goals for you everyday.

"Today I am going to work on that essay that isn't due for another two weeks," instead of making your yearly goal to stop procrastinating.

"Today I am going to go for a jog," instead of saying you'll work out more.

Good luck and Happy New Year!

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