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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS Setting Successful Goals! TYPES OF NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS: 1 . S e l f i m p r o v e m e n t 2. Weight 3. Money 4. Relationships % OF AMERICANS  MAKING RESOLUTIONS in 2015 29% made resolutions 71% did not made resolutions TOP 3 REASONS PEOPLE DON'T KEEP THEIR RESOLUTIONS 1. The resolution is not realistic 2 . P e o p l e ex p Made e c t a a Resolution n u n r e (29%) alistic bene t out of the behavior change 3 . T h e p e r s o n w a s n' t p r e p a r e d t o c h a n g e Did NOT Make a Resolution (71%) STEPS TO KEEPING YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTION! 1. CHOOSE ONE! Change one behavior at a time to set yourself up for success. 2. SET REALISTIC GOALS AND BE SPECIFIC -   Achieving realistic and speci c goals will motivate you to keep going. 4. MAKE A PLAN D e v e l o p a s e r i e s o f s m a l l e r, c o n s e c u t i v e , a t t a i n a b l e g o a l s . 5 : A LWAY S H AV E A B A C K U P P L A N This will help you stay on track even if you come across an obstacle. 6: GET SUPPORT Te l l i n g y o u r f a m i l y a n d f r i e n d s a b o u t y o u r g o a l w i l l h e l p y o u s t a y a c c o u n t a b l e .   7 . R E WA R D Y O U R S E L F ! - Celebrate your achievements to maintain motivation! Texas A&M AgriLife does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and provides equal access in its programs, activities, education and employment.