As we head back to school, embarking on the 2016 year, we might be asked by our friends, family, kids, and co-workers one or more of the following questions:
- How was your winter break?
- What did you do for fun?
- How was new years?
- Are you excited for this year?
As we answer these questions and more, we might feel a little lump in our throats when we are asked the inevitable, “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” That lump is not uncommon. New Year’s resolutions are hard to make, and even harder to keep. One reason for this is our resolutions can often be a little vague. For example, “I want to exercise more.” might ring a bell. Well, this year we have no need to worry about a lump in our throat because our New Year’s resolution is going to be a smart and successful one! It will be well planned, thought through, and time sensitive…here’s how.
We are going to make sure it is a SMART-Goal. A SMART-Goal is specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely. Let’s break down each piece of what a SMART-Goal is made up of with the help of SMART Goal Man!
It’s not going to be easy, but we are ready for the challenge of being a happier, healthier version of ourselves this year! Happy New Year and here’s to a SMART 2016!