Do you set too-big goals and resolutions? What I’ve learned from life coaches on how to get real.
A new month + Daylight Saving next week = more motivation.
How I’m framing my 2014 resolutions? It’s all about the word “clean.”
I love the energy this time of year. So many people are reflecting on their past accomplishments and reevaluating where they go next. Maybe you call them resolutions, maybe you call them goals (Sarah Kay Hoffman at The Gutsy Girl suggests setting your intentions for this year). I’m a big fan of goal-setting, so I… Read more »
I’ve been avoiding the gym these past couple of weeks so that I could make a resolution to get back to the gym in 2011. And guess what? After resolving to get back to the gym, I squeezed in a nice workout this afternoon. So, it’s not even New Year’s Day yet and I’ve already met my… Read more »
Last year, I made a weird resolution. I guess it was typical in one respect – that it was intended to end a bad habit and thereby improve my life. But it was also a little odd in that the resolution only pertained to the conversations in my head. I made no commitment to change any of my outward behaviors.
You’ve crafted your New Year’s resolutions with care. Now comes the tricky part: translating intention into action — ideally, the ongoing kind. For this, you need more than a wing and a prayer. You need pragmatic support systems and the good sense to put them to work.
For this year’s Resolutions Workshop, we gathered up four of our favorite personal-development experts and asked them to weigh in with how — and how not — to go about crafting New Year’s resolutions. They wound up recasting the whole resolutions process and sketching out a more successful, sustainable course for personal change.