Do you really need to make New Year Resolutions?
In the year 2007, a research was done by Professor Richard Wiseman of the University of Bristol which hosted Three Thousand (3000) people, illustrated that Eighty Eight percent (88%) of people who made or set New Year resolutions had fail. Further research tells us that Fifty Two percent (52%) of the participants were positive of succeeding.
Richard Wiseman uttered that “People accomplish their goals Twenty Two percent (22%) more by setting goals”.
Instead of making New Year resolutions for 2015, it is time to get engage in personal planning which will give your life a greater direction, a greater purpose, a greater source of motivation and a greater self-confidence. Nobody wants to go into a new year with the same aged mind, attitude, belief and outlook. The transformation commence with setting goals.
Goal setting embraces such supremacy that it is efficient and effective enough to promote evolution, stability and success in diverse aspects of our lives which includes:
Physical Well-Being –Setting goals for your physical well-being is the safe way for taking care of your body and it is a compelling first step towards mental and emotional health. Setting goals for your physical well-being will safely modify your previous unhealthy lifestyle or it will advance your current healthy lifestyle by allowing you to engage in healthy regimens and choices that will make you feel physically and emotionally invigorated.
Finances – Setting financial goals is a vital ingredient for living financially free. Setting goals that applies to your financial income and assets will give you control over your money and life. The benefits of setting your financial goals will allow you to work out where you want to be financially and it will help you to accurately modify your financial priorities. Financial goals can be long term or short term, but it must be realistic and achievable.
Career – Setting career goals will furnish a clear vision of where you are, where you are going and what you want to achieve during the lifespan of your career. It is imperative to acknowledge the reality that one day the sun will set on your career. The sooner your career goals are set, the nearer you will be to finding your passion, measuring your progress and better able to endlessly motivate yourself to progress toward the vision you have for your best work life.
Education – Setting educational goals is a powerful way to improve your educational performance. Studies have shown that students who set educational goals for themselves are more likely to complete their college education. Setting educational goals can also assist in the process of selecting which scholastic institution complements your budget, career, geographical location, religion and culture.
Self Development – Setting goals that are geared towards your self-development will improve and change bad habits. It can help you to triumph over your fears, insecurities, low self-esteem, and boost your self confidence and self belief allowing you to move courageously in your life and to be successful.
“The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals”. – Melody Beattie