If you’re writing new year’s resolutions, you should have a plan for executing them, too! To make sure you set goals you can keep, you should be realistic. Think about a few things you wish you would’ve done in the past year to make yourself happier or healthier – like more savings, more online socializing, or making more time for self-care. Then, write out an actionable plan for how you can incorporate those things into your life in the next year. For example, you could write, “Next year, I’ll video chat with my friends and family twice a week.” Finally – talk about your resolutions out loud! Accountability is an important factor in goal setting, so this is a great time to ask your friends and family for help.
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