This Year make a New year resolution to lose weight and gain health. Stop the cycle trying to make changes and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and get yourself healthy, you will have a much better year if your resolution sticks. Here are a few tips to help you get started.
1. Most important is to be Realistic
Make your goal attainable, like committing to NEVER eat your favorite food is setting you up to fail. Instead, strive for a reachable target , such as avoiding it more often than you do now
2. Map your goal
Donâ€™t give in to the temptation to skip that exercise class or have that piece of cake. Instead try calling on a friend for help or have some self-talk, and remind yourself how â€œbadâ€it will affect your goal.
4. Make a â€œdo sâ€ andâ€ dontsâ€ List
It helps us to see a list of items on paper to keep your motivation strong. Develop this list over time, and ask others to contribute to it. Keep your list with you and refer to it when you need help keeping your resolve.
5. Share it with friends
Keeping your resolution a secret. Tell friends and family members who will be there to support your resolve to change yourself for the better or improve your health. The best-case scenario is to find a friend who shares your New Yearâ€™s resolution and motivate each other.
6. Reward Yourself
If your resolution is to eat a better diet, celebrate your success by treating yourself to something you enjoy that doesnâ€™t contradict your resolution. If you have been sticking to your promise to eat better, for example, reward yourself with new clothes .
7. Track Your Progress
Keep track of each small success. Short-term goals are easier to keep, and each small accomplishment will help motivate you.