Why We Fail Our New Year’s Resolutions
- Unrealistic goals: Setting goals that are too ambitious or unrealistic can make it difficult to achieve success, leading to disappointment and a lack of motivation to continue.
- Lack of motivation or accountability: Without a strong sense of motivation or accountability, it can be easy to give up on a resolution.
- No clear plan or strategy: Without a clear plan or strategy for achieving a resolution, it can be difficult to stay focused and on track.
- Past failures or negative experiences: Past failures or negative experiences can make it difficult to believe in the ability to succeed in making a change.
- No support or resources: Changing longstanding habits or behaviors can be difficult to do without adequate support or resources.
- Not being Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound (SMART)
- Not addressing underlying issues or problems that are causing the behavior you want to change.
- Taking on too many resolutions at once, leading to feeling overwhelmed and not being able to give your best effort to any one resolution.
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