As each new year chime bellows many people around the world are promising themselves that this will be the year of change. They may make resolutions that consist of losing weight, being more healthy or getting that promotion at work. January is often a month filled with motivation and goal setting. But the the rest of the year that all dwindles away. But, did you know that autumn is the perfect time to re check those resolutions and start again? Now is the time to look back and make some positive changes. Just in time for the next new year. Let’s make this year the year of change.
Many people use new year as an opportunity to lose weight. Often setting themselves unrealistic goals or starting diets come the 1st January. However, many of those people lose interest and subsequently don’t maker this change. We all want to be healthier versions of ourselves. So why not consider changing the way you think about food now going forward. Instead of deciding on a diet that often leaves you with short term successes and long term failures, why not nourish your body with what it needs. You’ll see great results and this sort of eating is sustainable.
Increase your exercise
It would be nice to increase our fitness levels. It can provide many benefits including improved mood and feeling good on the inside and out. But, many people join gyms in January and then fail to visit them afterwards. Don’t let the last few months put you off starting a new exercise regime. You could just go for a gym workout at a fitness centre. Sometimes half the battle is starting your exercise regime. But once you do you will wonder why you didn’t start sooner.
We are all well aware of the risks of smoking, so this is why it can be a top priority when it comes to new year’s resolutions. The thing is quitting a habit is difficult. Too often people are put off because they failed to see it through the last time. Try and ensure you get some help and consider visiting your local doctor for help and advice. Perhaps the pressure of new year is enough to help you on your way to quit smoking for good.
Stop drinking so much
We can all be a little guilty of indulging in too much alcohol from time to time. So there is no surprise that a reduction in alcohol sits high on a resolution list, especially after a boozy new year’s eve. But yet Friday night rolls around and you can’t say no. Sometimes we have to look at our relationship with alcohol and decide whether or not it is healthy. Too many people suffer from alcohol dependence without even realising.
Getting a step higher on the career path
Finally, who says the beginning of the year is the only time to get ahead in your career. Job opportunities are around all year long. So take the necessary steps to achieve your career goals. Learn new skills, re-train or even just show initiative to your boss. The sky’s the limit.
I hope this has inspired you to inject some motivation back into those long lost new year resolutions.