I gave up making New Year’s Resolutions about a decade ago. It’s not that I didn’t have new goals to meet, but that the process of promise-making from this tradition wasn’t working to meet my needs.
Let’s take the year I resolved to start losing weight. I lost 30 pounds in the first four months. That’s a great thing, but I didn’t think far enough ahead to develop more steps. How would I keep the weight off? What could I do to stay in shape? I suppose I could have tried products from Results RNA or NeuroScience.
By the following year, I was making the same promises.
That’s why I start the planning process whenever I need to make changes. It could be in March, June, or November.
Here are the promises you could make yourself following this same process.
1. Get Healthy
Although this generic promise lacks definition, you could start by stocking up on Neuroscience and Results RNA. It might be as simple as taking a multivitamin or as complex as an exercise routine with daily goals.
2. Be Social
After spending so much time social distancing, it’s essential to make a conscious choice to be social again. When you create friendships or reconnect with past relationships, it helps you feel more like yourself.
3. Have Fun
Invest in yourself. It’s important to save for your retirement, but you also need to have some fun. Take a trip you’ve always wanted to do, buy that dessert you love, or find a PS5 on eBay and join a gaming team. Life is too short to be miserable.
Life gets better when you can help others. When you volunteer, you’re following your passion and helping your community. It’s a win/win situation!
What promises are you going to make yourself this year?