Focus on realistic and measurable goals. Try breaking goals down into manageable and achievable steps.
Tell someone about your resolutions. Sharing your resolutions with others and writing each one down gives you a constant reminder to help stay on track.
Remember setbacks can be opportunities. Be realistic and anticipate obstacles in accomplishing your resolutions. Don’t forget to persevere and start again when necessary. You can achieve new behaviors over the course of the year.
Expect success. Create a clear picture in your mind of what accomplishing the resolution will look like.