How to Chunk Big Goals Down into Achievable Steps

While it’s great to have an ambitious goal to aim for, if you spend too much time contemplating the huge distance between where you stand now and where you want to get to, there’s a pretty good risk that you’ll never get started on it. The truth is, ambitious goals can be as intimidating and […]

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When SMART Goals Don’t Work, Here’s What to Do Instead

Starting a business doing what you love, losing a lot of weight, quitting smoking, completing a triathlon — these are all lofty aspirations. The standard wisdom for achieving any of them is to set a goal that’s specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time driven. This approach is often referred to by the acronym SMART, as […]

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Invest in your “why”: Achieving your goals now instead of later

Long ago, in a Roman village overlooking the Mediterranean, there lived two stonecutters. One toiled endlessly to pay his debts, taking whatever job came his way. He’d chosen his trade because his father had done the same, and his father before him. Each evening before leaving for home, the stonecutter chiseled a notch in a […]

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8 Ways You Can Use Science to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

A loftier reason for making a change, along with some support as we make it, can achieve what good intentions and our ever-wobbly willpower seldom does. If you’re like around half of the country, then you’re probably already making New Year’s resolutions like losing weight, getting organized, spending less money and saving more and living life the fullest. […]

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Resolutions vs. Goal Setting

For many people the beginning of a brand new year is the perfect time to start “doing better and being better.” Their good intentions may include dieting, exercising, smoking cessation, limiting fast food, dealing with financial problems, learning a new skill, or simply spending more time with family.  Some have grand ideas to wipe the […]

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Five Habits Worth Starting today

Instead of making the same resolution you did last year and not following through, why not try something different? Contrary to popular belief, a new year’s resolution does not have to be a major life change. Rather, it can be something that will contribute to changing your life. And, the more practical the resolution is, […]

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Should You Bother With New Year’s Resolutions?

A case can be made for and against making New Year’s resolutions. One size doesn’t fit all, so which is wiser for you? A case for making New Year’s resolutions It’s hard to look inward, to be honest with oneself and say, “I need to improve on X,” so we tend to suppress that uncomfortable […]

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3 Ways to Train Your Brain for Success

As you start to make new goals in the new year, Dr. Allyson Coffin explains how to make them stick. The new year always brings the urge for a restart. Maybe there are goals you want to achieve in 2022, or even tasks you’ve spent years thinking about but just haven’t gotten around to doing. Dr. […]

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Replace New Year resolutions with these 4 healthy habits you can stick to

New Year 2022 is here. And so is the chain of new year resolutions that we make each year with utmost confidence and will power. Your friends and family make some resolutions too and we end up following the suit year after year. But a lot of times, you promise more than you can keep […]

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