Nobody plans to quit their resolutions when they make them, yet studies show that 23% of people barely make it through the first week. In fact, only 19% of people who make resolutions commit to them for the long haul. Fortunately, you can be a part of the latter group if you make the right resolutions.
1. Add Simple Exercises
Being more active is a typical resolution but people tend to fail if their goals are unrealistic. You’re more likely to keep it if you make things simple.
You can take the stairs more often, walk to meet a friend instead of taking a taxi, or try a short guided workout in the morning.
Do you want to go even smaller? Lift your leg for 60 seconds at a time while you brush your teeth.
2. Combine Outdoor Time With Socializing
Spending some time outdoors and being with your friends has been proven to improve your overall health so why not combine them? Plan an outdoor activity with your friends so you can catch up while in nature. If you can work on a garden together, that’s even better.
3. Create A Reasonable Cleaning Schedule
It’s not hard for your home and car to become cluttered. It might be the norm to have a large decluttering exercise or a huge clean-up, but this can be overwhelming and unsustainable.
It’s good to create a smaller daily or weekly schedule that you can maintain. You shouldn’t shy away from delegating tasks either.
4. Find A Financial App Or Two
Another big resolution is financial stability. The details can vary but can include saving more, investing, or cutting spending.
This is a great time to use technology to your advantage. There are apps that can show you easy ways to accomplish your goals and your bank might even have an app that can help you grow your wealth automatically.
5. Make Your Bed
This is a really simple one that has a huge impact. A welcoming bed is an essential part of your bedtime routine. Believe it or not, you’ll fall asleep more easily and quickly at night if you make your bed in the morning.
6. Replace One Beverage With Water Daily
This year’s most popular resolution was eating healthier and 2023 is unlikely to be different. One foundation of a healthy diet is