The promises we make to ourselves at the beginning of the year, whether proclaimed publicly or held close to our chests, may seem groundless or even foolhardy to some, but there is scientific evidence to suggest that these declarations can impact our behavior. By shifting focus to the big picture and psychologically distancing ourselves from past behavior, we are creating room for new narratives.
However, resolutions are not magical and must still be followed up with action. Change is gradual; it’s nearly impossible to drastically alter your habits in a short period. One doesn’t suddenly transform into the sort person who goes to the gym 5 times a week and only eats salads.
But with some hard work and persistence, becoming that better version of yourself is possible. It all comes down to forming positive habits. We’ve written a lot about how to achieve goals over the years. To help you, we’ve compiled these articles into a few collections that address specific goals
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