One lovely thing about a new year is that sense of a fresh start and an open calendar. Of course, that calendar tends to fill up pretty quickly with work and travel commitments. One way to make sure you’re factoring…
If you’ve worked with me or know me well, you’ll know I am a big fan of incremental change. I would not have been good in a revolution, too messy. Instead, I love the power of making small changes that turn into habits that lead to an improved state. So instead of making grand sweeping changes as part of your New Year’s resolutions, why not pick three small things and start doing them from today? For example, instead of giving up sugar and alcohol for all of January, just don’t drink on weekdays. Or register for one exercise class a week and put it on your calendar, instead of thinking you’re going to train for a marathon in the fall. You’re much more likely to be successful with the smaller goal, that will build confidence and a sense of achievement, and if you want to take things further, go for it!
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