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Resolve to be Held Accountable!

Happy New Year!

New Year, New Goals, New You, right? Although it's just an arbitrary date, this is the time of year many people, myself included, often like to view as a clean slate, a time to start anew, a time for plans and resolutions and goals.  If you've got a resolution in mind, click the following for tips on setting smart goals, tricks toachieving them, and setting non-traditional resolutions.

And, a bonus tip: make sure to look back to see how you did along the way and at the end! Don't make a resolution and forget about it.  Put it somewhere you'll be constantly reminded to make it happen, and then, when the year's up, you can know you gave it your all.

Looking back on 2014:  Last year, I made three "focus" resolutions for 2014, and I'm fairly pleased with the outcomes!  Time-management is a constant struggle for me, but I've certainly made greater strides in mono-tasking in order to successfully get things done.  My posture did improve a …

Set Non-Traditional Resolutions

Happy New Year, friends!
It's a new day, week, month, year!  How will you make 2012 a good year for you?

I'll start by congratulating the winners of the EverStride Skincare sweepstakes: Electra won the foot cream, and Suz gets the anti-chafing sport stick.  Congratulations!

Now, let's get down to new-year business. Writing goals and setting "SMART" goals, we've covered in previous posts.  But what about "resolutions"?  Do you set them?  Keep them?  Give them up?  It's true that January 1 is an arbitrary date to start a new habit or change your lifestyle, but if it gives a sense of a clean slate, by all means, let's take advantage and make some plans for the new year.

I think that having "goals" instead of "resolutions" is a good idea, because goals are something you work toward and don't have to give up on if you fall behind schedule.  Resolutions may feel too "all or nothing," which is one reason many people …