By Dr. Elizabeth King, LCSW, CHt
Coming into the New year, we are hopeful and willing to make positive change in our lives. The hard part is committing longer than just the winter months and sticking to the path of your journey.
Your goals may not be achieved overnight and sometimes as the year progresses, we can get caught up in different obligations. One of the most important parts of staying dedicated to your New Year’s resolution, is prioritizing it. Even though it may seem like you can put it on the back burner, make time for it. Creating a schedule and allowing a time slot that focuses specifically on your goal is key. You can put it in your calendar, set a reminder on your phone, or write it in a planner.
Once you make time for the goal, you have to stay positive and believe that you can achieve anything you set your mind too. No matter how many bumps there are on the road, stay focused and trust that in the end you will have success. Resiliency is not only an attribute helpful in staying committed to resolutions, but also in most life situations. What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger!
Also, always acknowledge your progress. Every tiny step you make represents a step closer to the big picture. Be proud of yourself. Celebrate your accomplishments. It is helpful to figure out a way to measure your success. This will allow for you to stay motivated and passionate about your goal.
The satisfaction of achieving goals is priceless. You worked hard for it and you deserve to gain the benefits! Appreciate your efforts and you will feel strong, empowered, and enthusiastic for your next adventure. That’s how you live a SASSY life!
About Dr. Elizabeth King
Mindset Strategist for High-Achieving Women, Serial Entrepreneur, Holistic Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, Blogger, Speaker, Author, Polio Survivor.
Dr. King gives successful women the tools and strategies they need to live a healthier, happier, more balanced and purposeful life.
Dr. King is the Chief Inspiration Officer(CIO) and founder of Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick, International Holistic Center and DRK Global Enterprises. She also founded the Lipstick Foundation, a 501c3, nonprofit organization. Although all four companies have distinct missions, they all work hand and hand to deliver the same message of hope and empowerment.
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