Tips, Tips, and More Tips about Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions.
Posted Jan 02 2014 4:04pm
For all of you who make New Year’s resolutions — it’s Day #2! How’s it going?
In case you need a little help making and keeping your resolutions, I’m re-posting a round-up of many posts about resolution-keeping.
Note: Some of you are thinking, “If making some resolution is important to me, sure, I’ll make and keep it, but I don’t do it as a New Year’s resolution. January 1 is just an arbitrary day.” If this describes your view, let me guess– are you a Questioner? It’s crazy to me how often Questioners will make this remark, in almost exactly the same words. Upholders (such as me) usually love New Year’s resolutions.
But I digress.
One thing I’ve learned from my happiness project: keeping resolutions (also known as making habits ) is a key to happiness. If you want to make a positive change in your life, you need to figure out what to resolve, and how to keep that resolution.
Because resolution-keeping has been so important to my own happiness project, I’ve written about it several times. So, to give you a boost as you launch your 2014 New Year’s resolutions, here are some of my favorite discussions about resolutions:
How you, too, can copy Benjamin Franklin . Benjamin Franklin inspired the design of my Resolutions Chart, which turned out to be a key part of my happiness project. (If you’d like to take a look at my personal Resolutions Chart, email me here —write “resolutions chart” in the subject line.)