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Making New Years Resolutions?


New Year’s is coming just around the corner, and along with it comes resolutions for the new year. Resolutions to help improve ourselves are always something to be encouraged, but ask anyone and they can tell you that they are not the easiest things to keep. So as the year nears its end, we have a few tips for you to help keep any New Year’s resolutions you might be trying to make.

Keep it Simple

While it can be tempting to make big, far-reaching goals for our resolutions, those kinds rarely make it past the end of January. A better way to go about it is to make small, clear goals that can be measured and tracked. Keeping smaller, realistic goals will help you to reach them.

Seek help from friends and family

Just because they are your resolutions doesn’t mean that you need to tackle them on your own. Asking your friends and family for help reaching your goal will give you a support network that you can rely on. It’s never too much to ask others for help. It doesn’t need to start now


With New Year’s acting as a sort of “reset” as we bring in the new year, it might seem like the perfect time to make changes to ourselves. However, it isn’t the right time for everyone. Don’t feel pressured to make big changes in your life if it isn’t the right time for you. Remember that every day is a good day to start making changes, not just on day a year.

Looking for more resources and ideas?

https://www.nami.org/Blogs/NAMI-Blog/December-2015/5-New-Years-Resolutions-That-Will-Benefit-Your-Men

https://www.wondermind.com/article/new-years-resolution-ideas/

https://naminc.org/our-work-support/thursdays-with-nami/

https://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/my-health-story/why-last-years-wins-are-helping-me-write-this-new-years-resolutions/

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