So, Have You Already Written Your New Year's Resolution?

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New Year is coming.
I bet, you either have already written or are still going to write a New Year's resolution.
My number one priority for 2018 is to become an action-oriented person.
I had so many plans, ideas, they're still living in my head.
I have a big deal of experience in setting and failing my goals.
So, it's going to be a big challenge for me.
In my resolution, I will be more specific (dates, time frames, numbers of subscribers, etc).

What's your number one goal for the coming year?
Are you ready to publish your NY resolution here?

Your tips, advice, experience are always welcome!
#resolution #written #year
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  • Profile picture of the author hardraysnight
    this year deserves a revolution not a resolution
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    Originally Posted by Alex July View Post

    New Year is coming.
    I bet, you either have already written or are still going to write a New Year's resolution.
    My number one priority for 2018 is to become an action-oriented person.
    I had so many plans, ideas, they're still living in my head.
    I have a big deal of experience in setting and failing my goals.
    So, it's going to be a big challenge for me.
    In my resolution, I will be more specific (dates, time frames, numbers of subscribers, etc).

    What's your number one goal for the coming year?
    Are you ready to publish your NY resolution here?

    Your tips, advice, experience are always welcome!
    did you fail the goals you set because of the lack of specifics or where the goals out side of what is supported or supportable by your habitat and your habits are generally dictated by your habitat .

    lets say we are at the beginning of a long harsh winter .. and you want to lose weight and get in shape ..but it is below freezing temps outside and say we get show every week for the next month , so jogging outside and getting to the gym to work out may not be supported by the habitat or your work schedule .

    I know my goals failed because at the time i had expected a bump in business and income rules changed that took the best places for me to work and make money away ,, which after a few month led to me losing everything,

    My goals going through this coming year are to get into a business with a much more supportive climate and habitat ..
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    My new years resolution, is to ignore new years resolutions.

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  • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
    Originally Posted by Alex July View Post

    New Year is coming.
    I bet, you either have already written or are still going to write a New Year's resolution.
    My number one priority for 2018 is to become an action-oriented person.
    I had so many plans, ideas, they're still living in my head.
    I have a big deal of experience in setting and failing my goals.
    So, it's going to be a big challenge for me.
    In my resolution, I will be more specific (dates, time frames, numbers of subscribers, etc).

    What's your number one goal for the coming year?
    Are you ready to publish your NY resolution here?

    Your tips, advice, experience are always welcome!
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    I just wrote about this today. I question the 80% failure rate and had to do some deep diving to find real statistics, but they are general. Hardly ever apply to the ONE.

    You already have achieved your goal. You take action or took it every day in 2017 to get to this point. You slept, ate, breathed and did a ton of other things. You had ideas.

    You have set goals. YOU acted. YOU failed. Don't make it a big challenge. Make it a series of small challenges.

    April 10 is 100 days. Do something 15 minutes every day, and you will have spent 25 hours, continuously on one project. That is enough time to do something and get results.

    When you make your ACTIONS in small time frames, you'll tend to stay with it. A little bit every day, which is opposite of what so many people do, set big goals, and when they don't get results quick enough, they abandon the quest.

    You are doing good, but think of three things, FOUNDATION, FRAMEWORK AND FOCUS.

    What will you build your 2018 on? What is the foundation of your desire? For example, a money goal, say 2000 a month by the end of the year with ONE website, offering affiliate programs. The framework could be a four walled room, Warrior+, JVZoo, Clickbank and Amazon as your FOCUS points for affiliate marketing.

    Now you can build out from this foundation. I think and have about 25 years of anecdotal results which show a person who makes money (if that is their goal) in the first 30 days of effort is more likely to keep with it over the person who has a big goal and never reaches it.

    As long as your time frames aren't too much (most over estimate the amount of time they have) and you do the daily grind, in small bites, you can begin to see POSITIVE results from your controlled ACTIVITY.

    Look back, quickly, to all those starts and stops you may have made, at what point did you exit your highway of success? When you see a pattern, you can then become aware of a way to avoid it this time around.

    Keep on truckin, you're headed the right direction.

    GordonJ
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanbiddulph
    Hi A,

    Big fan of focusing on the moment and holding an intent from day to day. Just because with some 40,000 thoughts we have daily it is virtually impossible to let go those negative thoughts persistently for an entire year, to avoid breaking the resolution.

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  • Profile picture of the author Bella Lopez
    My goal this year is to save, travel and explore as much as I can. In terms of career growth, I am going to read a new article everyday to improve my skills and implement those in my work.

    Happy new year everyone!
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  • Profile picture of the author Patricia Manalo
    Hello Alex, I just promised myself to maintain proper diet hahaha
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex July
    What I see from your replies, guys, that you don't have goals.
    Examples:
    Originally Posted by Patricia Manalo View Post

    Hello Alex, I just promised myself to maintain proper diet hahaha
    What do you mean by proper diet? Drink more water, eat healthier food? 2 liters per day? Or 1.5? Where's your clarity?
    Originally Posted by Bella Lopez View Post

    My goal this year is to save, travel and explore as much as I can. In terms of career growth, I am going to read a new article everyday to improve my skills and implement those in my work.
    Reading an article a day is a great goal. Realistic and clear. but what about "travel", "explore"? How do you know if you completed traveling and exploring goals?
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by Alex July View Post

      What I see from your replies, guys, that you don't have goals.
      Examples:

      What do you mean by proper diet? Drink more water, eat healthier food? 2 liters per day? Or 1.5? Where's your clarity?

      Reading an article a day is a great goal. Realistic and clear. but what about "travel", "explore"? How do you know if you completed traveling and exploring goals?
      well i am not arguing.. but one problem with human communication and willingness to explain goal to others comes with definitions of words.. and will your definition of balanced diet.. or travel or explore .. match the reader or lead to a reader ..calling your goal into question ..

      my definition of travel is being able to go somewhere and live their a few weeks a few months or more ..going to europe and spending a day in a different country every day .. is not real travel .. most americans do not have passports ..but there is plenty of travel you can do without leaving the country ..

      when someone lists a goal .. or tells you their goal it is facinating what they actually mean when they say the main words ..

      resolutions are different than goals otherwise there would not be two different words ..

      my current resolutions are in the next few weeks move from Arizona to south florida . so it is basically making the money to buy the ticket . as my things are down to a small suitcase and a backpack .

      i have longer term goals that i will work more toward while i am in florida building a few skills and hunting for a business to get in ,,, that has to do with tourists .
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  • Profile picture of the author leadmachine2
    I've read it's much more effective to make weekly resolutions, than yearly. After a while, we easily deviate from the plans, and if we introduce it as a weekly routine, after a while, we get used to it. Anyway, good luck with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexandar33
    This year main resolution... hmm same as many before.

    Happy wife - Happy life new job, etc etc..
    It depends from person to person. SOme of us leave for tomorrow, and so on.. But me, i like to play it simple but secure. Lets say plans for 3 months ahead.
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  • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
    Here is why New Years Resolutions invariably fail.

    They aren't a plan, they are a hope. You are "deciding" to make a change in your life, starting on January 1st.

    But when did you decide to make that change? Before Jan. 1st.

    If it was a change you were really going to make, you would have made the change when you made the decision,. The fact that you decided to delay your change... included a start date in the future is a way of making you feel like you are doing something, when in fact a part of you knows..knows you are not going to follow through.

    New Years Resolutions are a form of procrastination. You just put a date on when you will start....but that date is never "Right now".


    For example, if someone here said that their resolution was to be an "energetic person", that would require a complete change in outlook, energy levels, you would have to change your very brain chemistry

    Here is a question for you all. This is the 4th of January. How many of you are ...right now....all day...engaging in your New Years Resolution? Who has made "The change"?

    And it's only been 4 days.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    I don't really believe in "New Year's Resolutions." Why? Because many People set them ... And then don't do anything about it after a couple of weeks. My "New Year's Resolution" is to keep doing what I've been doing all year: Working on my Websites until their successful.

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  • Profile picture of the author ZaynKincaid
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    IDK. Same shit, different year.
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  • Profile picture of the author Claude Whitacre
    OK, now it's six days into the new year. The question is, are you working toward your New Year's Resolution?

    Are you doing it every day?

    It's only been 6 days guys.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    No, my 'revolutions' don't start until Monday so I'm still optimistic.

    There's just no sense to me of making changes on a holiday following a couple weeks of excessive eating and uneven schedules and people in and people out. No sense in trying to make any change the day after a celebration - and when there are still good leftovers in the fridge.

    Nothing earth shaking - changing my daily schedule to some extent - getting back into writing at some level - mainly changing exercise routine from easy cardio to adding barre exercise and strength training. Plan to be working with horses and riding 3-4 days a week when spring/summer arrives and want to be in best (safest) shape I can be. (I'm too old to bounce if thrown so I need to be strong enough to stay on).

    I've already made the change back from 'holiday excess' to 'healthy eating' - I can only take the heavy entrees, desserts and treats for so long before my stomach says "enough already".

    I think the trick to keeping New Year's Resolutions is to make them something you want for yourself rather than something you are trying to force yourself to do. I have a pretty good record of keeping my resolutions - but that's because I don't make myself do things I don't want to do.
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  • Profile picture of the author IPLease
    Resolutions do not work well for me. Instead I focus on goals for the week or month!
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