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  • Writer's pictureMarine Lienard

Happy New Year! Let's keep good resolutions for 2024.

We wish you a marvellous new year.


With a dash of determination, a sprinkle of planning, and a pinch of patience, you can transform your resolutions into lasting habits.

 


French families looking at fireworks to celebrate the new year.

Set realistic goals

The first step in resolution success is setting realistic and achievable goals. Avoid overwhelming yourself with an extensive list of resolutions. Instead, focus on a few key objectives that align with your values and aspirations. This ensures that your goals are attainable, boosting your confidence and motivation.

 

Create a plan


A well-thought-out plan is essential for turning resolutions into reality. Break down your goals into smaller, manageable steps. This not only makes the process less daunting but also provides a clear roadmap for your journey. Consider creating a weekly or monthly action plan to stay on track.

 

Track your progress

Monitoring your progress is a powerful motivator. Keep a journal or use apps to track your daily efforts. Celebrate small victories along the way to stay encouraged. Regularly revisiting your achievements reinforces your commitment to the resolution and helps you adjust your approach if needed.

 

Establish a routine

Integrate your resolutions into your daily routine. Building habits takes time, and consistency is key. Whether it's exercising, practicing a new skill, or adopting healthier eating habits, incorporating your resolutions into a daily or weekly routine makes them a natural part of your life.

 

Find an accountability partner

Share your resolutions with a friend or family member who can offer support and encouragement. Having an accountability partner adds a social aspect to your journey, making the process more enjoyable. Check in with each other regularly, celebrate achievements, and troubleshoot challenges together.

 

Be kind to yourself

Understand that setbacks are a natural part of the process. Don't be too hard on yourself if you miss a day or encounter challenges. Instead of dwelling on perceived failures, use them as learning opportunities. Reflect on what went wrong, adjust your approach, and move forward with renewed determination.

 

Visualise success

Visualisation is a powerful tool for staying motivated. Picture yourself successfully achieving your resolutions. Imagine the positive impact it will have on your life. Visualization helps reinforce the importance of your goals and provides a mental image to strive towards.


Celebrate milestones

Acknowledge your progress by celebrating milestones along the way. Treat yourself to something special when you reach significant checkpoints. This positive reinforcement enhances your sense of accomplishment and strengthens your commitment to the resolution.

 

Keeping good resolutions requires dedication, patience, and a strategic approach. By setting realistic goals, creating a plan, tracking your progress, and incorporating your resolutions into a routine, you can turn aspirations into enduring habits. Remember, the journey is just as important as the destination, so embrace the process with positivity and perseverance. May the new year bring success in all your resolutions!


Marine, mother and founder of St Pancras Recruitment

Marine Lienard, Founder of St Pancras Recruitment



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