At the beginning of every year we set our, New Years resolutions and goals for the new year but, how many of us actually follow them. The list below will help you go into the new year with a different approach to tackle your goals and live the happy life you are planning.
Develop a plan for the New Year by defining your goals. Prioritize your goals by which is most important to you. Set reasonable achievable goals, followed by the action steps you will take to accomplish each goal this year. If you plan to start a business this year develop a business plan. Planning to buy a home research the steps along with the action steps you may need to take to get in your new home. Want to have a plan to save spend less and save more, create action steps such as reducing your everyday spending habits
While the year is still at a fresh start have a goal to practice not to procrastinate on your goals and Keep a daily and weekly physical planner to jot down your weekly and daily to do tasks. Review your weekly to do’s on a daily basis this will help you stay focus on what you need to accomplish, and help prioritize your goals and tasks to completion. It takes less then 10 minutes to review your goals on a daily basis. Whatever task or goal you plan to accomplish this year commit to it. Make a commitment to complete your tasks by a certain due date.Get rid of distractions such as your phone, social media when working on your important tasks. Set a schedule time aside for family fun nights, time for yourself, and time to work on your goals or hobbies. Scheduling out your plan and tasks will help you better organize yourself and avoid procrastinating.
Investing in you is one of the greatest investments anyone can do. This year start a savings account for yourself if you haven’t done so already. Start a side hustle or business, doing this can bring you great income this year. Look into hiring a business or career coach to assist you in your journey. Take an online course an learn a new skill. Smile and be happy this year no matter what life throws at you.
“Learn to value yourself ; which means fight for your happiness.” –Alyn Rand
As you knock down your goals and accomplishments this year don’t forget to reward yourself.
- Eat at your favorite Restaurant
- Take a day break and plan a spa day
- Enjoy your favorite glass of wine
- Do a favorite activity you enjoy
- Get a New hairstyle
- Wear an outfit that makes you feel confident
- Write In Your Journal
- Catch some beauty rest and go to bed early
Take sometime and think about 2019 lessons, what went well last year? What surprised you? What did 2019 teach you? Use what you learned from last year to grow this year in 2020. What needs to be left behind? toxic relationships, bad habits, negative mindset. Think about where you want to be? How will you make changes to help your grow and what action steps would you need to take to get their?
“Press forward, do not stop. do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.” – George Whitfield