Life Tip: New Year- New You!

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  • By Capt. Jessica-Lynn Stanley, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • 37th Training Wing

Are you looking to develop a healthy lifestyle? Kicking a bad habit? Studies have shown that only 8 percent of those who make New Year’s resolutions actually accomplish them. If you are looking to join that 8 percent, you will need to create a well-defined goal. By doing so, it will aide you in having a well thought out plan of attack.  

A useful way of making goals more powerful and effective is to make them SMART.

S- Specific

M- Measurable

A- Attainable

R- Relevant

T- Time-bound

Finally, be consistent! If you haphazardly work on your goals, you will not see results.  By putting in the work, and setting a SMART goal you will increase you chances of being successfully exponentially.