Revisiting Resolutions

4 Ways to Revisit New Year’s Resolutions

Have you checked in with your #NewYears Resolutions? Sometimes the best plans get pushed to the side when we get hit with everyday things. That is why it’s important to set time aside to make sure you’re giving yourself the best. While you’re at it, don’t forget to #checkIn with your loved ones. Need some suggestions to keep on track, keep reading!

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Prompts for Revisiting Resolutions in the New Year

Use the following prompts to revisit and explore your resolutions. Additionally, you can think about what might have worked better. Alternatively if you don't make resolutions you can use this time and writing exercise to set goals for the year. The next

  • What were your New Year's Resolutions? 
  • How did that work for you? 
  • Was it a terrible idea? 
  • What made it so frustrating?
  • Was it an awesome idea?
  • How can you keep it going? 


Having goals that
Having goals that are SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely) can help break goals and resolutions into easily achieved steps. Writing goals are sometimes hard to achieve because the goal is so big. Using the SMART method can help break down big goals into smaller bite sized pieces that can be accomplished over the next 12 months.

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If you are
If you are hitting a mental block, don’t worry, and try this… Connect with another person in your life (partner, friend, elder, child) and start asking them about their New Year resolutions.  Were they different this year from last year? Maybe you can go to an exercise class together or start hosting a night of writing?

If you’re more of an introvert, you can always make those connections via social media. Alternatively, you could kick it #oldSchool and try connecting with your peeps via snail mail, because getting something that isn’t a bill is super exciting! Haven't written a letter in a while? Check out this article to get inspired to put pen to paper.

A few alternative questions you can ask yourself or your person….

  • How can we make our #resolutions work for us?
  • Who will hold me/you accountable? 
  • Can I help support #myperson by checking in? 
  • How often do I need to check in to keep on track? 
  • How long should I attempt my resolution?

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