Top 5 New Years Resolutions that you should NEVER make:
1. To start dieting,
2. To start exercising,
3. To stop smoking,
4. To stop drinking
5. To be more active.
I know what you’re thinking…you’re thinking I’m crazy for writing this because these are the top NY Resolutions that most people make. Well, let me tell you…they’re also the top NY Resolution’s that most people break as well! What’s the point of making them, if all you’ll be doing is breaking them?
You want to know why these specific resolutions are always broken? It’s a simple answer; because every single one of them requires a very intentional focus on a “lifestyle change”, NOT just a simple decision.
You can’t just say “you know what, I’m going to start working out every day”. It’s not about working out; it’s about changing the way you’re living. You know why diets don’t work? Simply because they do nothing more than fulfill a temporary feeling inside of you that says “something needs to change”. The diet is not the answer. YOU ARE!
IF You really wanted to start dieting, start working out, stop smoking and drinking you wouldn’t make a New Years resolution to do those things…you would have come to the conclusion already within you, which doesn’t require any additional “promise”.
I’ve been struggling with my weight now for the past 7 years…and you know what? This year I don’t care how much I weigh or what size of jeans I can fit in…I am focused solely on simply living a healthier lifestyle…and if the ancillary benefit to this is a slimmer, sexier body…well, then that’s awesome!
Hey, in order to do something you’ve never done, you have to become someone you’ve never been! Don’t “try” it; just do it, be it and love it!