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Rescue Your Resolutions

Rescue Your Resolutions! If you woke up on New Year's Day determined to lose weight, exercise more, quit smoking, or get out of debt, you're not alone. About half of all adults make New Year's resolutions, but few turn those good intentions into life-changing achievements. Studies show that even in the first week, about 25 percent of people who set goals throw in the towel and go back to old habits. Rut it doesn't have to be that way.. Here's how you can rascue your resolutions! TOP5 RECOLUTIONS 1. Lose weight You see 5000 E ADVERTISEMENTS Most try to get you to buy something you don't need BM 2. Drink less alcobo 3. Save more DEPOSIT Spend less 4. Eat better It takes about 66 days to develop a new healthy habit. Start today! There are 160,000 fast food drive-thru and get ft restaurants in the US time for wort time 5. Quit tobacco Spend th family The average smoker tries 7 times before quitting for good. Enjo) lie Yes! 100 adults But an average of 28 people will make it to 45 Within a week, there will still be 20 people making progress on thein resolutions. 11 of them will the end of the month. have given up. About 45 But at the out of 100 end of the year, only 5 or 6 people will achieve adults make a New Year's resolution. their goal. 10 Ways to Rescue Your Resolitions Just because you may have had a little trouble sticking to your resolutions in January, doesn't mean it's a lost cause. Here are 10 ways to improve your efforts to make positive changes: 2014 1. Write it down. Studies show that people who write down their resolutions are 10 times more likely succeed than those who don't. 2. Take baby steps. It's tough to change old habits overnight, so start small. Break your goal down into baby steps and take it one day at a time. One Dap 3. Find a role model. Find someone r a Time who has already achieved your goal and model their behavior. The average person makes 35,000 decisions every day. 4. Exercise willpower. Exercise your mind to develop the willpower to turn good intentions into healthy habits. At first it's hard, and you might mess up. But keep trying, and making the right choice gets easier. The average person spends 34 hours a week watching television 5. Sleep on it. Your brain needs 7 to 9 hours of rest to help you control impulsive behaviors. those are about food. 6. Limit Stress. Too much stress makes your brain focus on short-term rewards instead of your big-picture goal. Take a walk, or get some exercise to keep stress levels down. 7. Eat healthy. The average person makes over 200 food choices a day. Healthy foods (such as fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds, legumes, and whole grains) feed your brain and improve willpower. The average American sits for 11 hours a day. 8. Avoid procrastination. Adopt a do-it-now approach to working toward your goal instead of putting things off. Even small steps and simple actions get you closer to your goal than doing nothing. 9. Reward progress. Choose healthy rewards for completing small goals along the way. This can help you stay motivated to stick vwith your plan. 10. Visualize success. Take some time each day to visualize achieving your goal, Imagine the day you achieve your goal weight or give up cigarettes for good. Think about how you'll feel, how you'll celebrate, and how it will change your life for the better! Download more tips to help you achieve your goals. www.wellsource.info/wn/new year goals.pdf

Rescue Your Resolutions

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The road to failure is paved with good intentions. If your resolve to stick to your New Year's goals is slowly slipping away, don't give up. Check out this infographic for 10 Ways to Rescue Your Resol...

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