Secrets to Keeping Your Resolutions

Over half of us make New Year’s resolutions, but just a few of us are still on track in February. If you are tired of not keeping your resolutions, try these tips from our experts! Check out our new slideshow to find ways to stay motivated and accomplish your goals.

  • Start with a plan.

    Start with a plan.

    Set specific and realistic goals for yourself, and tackle them in small portions to see results

  • What situations challenge your goals?

    What situations challenge your goals?

    Plan for the urge to return to an old habit. For example, instead of smoking after a meal, be active.

  • Use a support system.

    Use a support system.

    Find a friend, group or program that can provide support, structure and consistency.

  • Track your goals.

    Track your goals.

    Keeping track of your goals helps you see small accomplishments, which are encouraging.

  • Reward your successes.

    Reward your successes.

    Celebrate your progress on both short-term and long-term goals by making time for yourself.

  • Get back on track.

    Get back on track.

    Change takes time, so don’t give up. If you slip off a goal, get back on track as soon as possible.