5 Tips to Keep Your Healthy Living New Year’s Resolution

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1)  Specify

Being more specific about what you are trying to achieve rather than making vague statements will bring some clarity to your goals.   Language is a vehicle to creating what you want.  “I’m going to lose 20 pounds” or “I want to fit into my favorite outfit” is  more declarative and places the goal within reach more so than “I want to lose weight.”

Having an action plan behind your statements is also important in staying on the path. You may want to eat healthier but does that mean integrating more vegetables? Consuming less sugar and more whole grains? Wanting to eat more consciously is laudable but if you take on too much at once, you could be setting your self up to fail.  How about making a goal of eating more whole grains by bringing a sandwich to work made from 7 grain bread or asking for brown rice instead of white at your favorite Asian restaurant?

1) Specify

Being more specific about what you are trying to achieve rather than making…