Resolutions…So, how ya doin?

How many New Year’s resolutions did you make?

You know, most of the time, we set ourselves up for failure.  We make too many resolutions and place our expectations too high for ourselves.  This year, we are going for total success!  Are you ready?

Pick one to two changes that you want to make in your life.  A good example is to exercise three times a week.  So, out of a total of seven days, three of those days you need to find time to exercise.  Start slow with three days for exercise and exercise 15 to 30 minutes each of those days. Now, you must continue this for at least two months, because you are trying to make it a habit. Once it becomes a habit, you have successfully kept your resolution.

Now you can start on something else.  Remember don’t make it an activity or change, that has to be done every single minute of every single day. Incorporate your family and friends to help you stay on track. Start small and work your way up…one success after another success.

Change is never easy for any of us, much less if we have family obligations too.  Don’t beat yourself up if you miss a day or get it all wrong.  The word fun should be your buzz word, not frustration!

My resolution is to start back exercising and eating right.  My body is demanding it!  At fifty, every part of me has surrendered to gravity and my energy level is E for exhaustion. This will not be an easy task and I will blog from time to time on my progress.  Because it is reassuring to know someone else is human too.

Grace and Blessings to You!

Say your prayers for you and me!

Here is a story to inspire you.

Author: jonithetentmaker

Published author of the awesome Christian children's book, "The Tent Maker". The Tent Maker blog and The Tent website is free for kids. Stories, games, coloring pages, and contests. Fun and fellowship go hand in hand, especially if it is a child's hand! My other blog, Thru The Bifocals of my Life, is my adult blog about how I see life through the bifocals that I must now wear and a little hindsight 20/20! Like everyone, I am very much human, flaws and all.

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