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A New Way to Set Those New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know that about 80% of people fail at their New Year’s resolutions and that most resolutions revolve around personal wellness? If you have a goal for 2020 that involves your wellness, think of it more as a smart goal and make sure that it is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time sensitive. Here is an example:

Old way of thinking: I want to lose weight this year.

Smart goal way of thinking: I want to lose 10 pounds in 3 months.

If you want to change a habit, it is easier if you change an old habit to a new habit. Look to make small, incremental changes.

Watch the video below to learn more tips to help you get off on the right foot in 2020.

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