All week we've been discussing roadblocks that may have gotten in the way to meeting those new year's resolutions, and how to overcome them. We're past the half-way mark of the year, but that doesn't mean throwing in the towel.
All week we've been discussing goals and how well we are doing this late in the year with the aspirations we set for ourselves at the start of the year. Today we're going to disuss how to avoid/prevent the obstacles to meeting goals discussed in the previous blog.
To avoid setting unrealistic goals, break goals into smaller, more manageable goals. For example, if your overall goal is to lose 20 lbs (or more), break down the goal and tell yourself, "I want to lose 5 lbs". 5 lbs is more achievable than 20 lbs