Happy New Year Everyone! - What is your new year's resolution?

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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 1/2/2010 7:37 AM (GMT -7)   
Happy New Year to everyone at Healingwell!
I hope you are all doing well!! :)))
I wish everyone a wonderful, inspirational, anxiety-free year for 2010!
My resolution for this year....
Well, I am definitely going to socialize and meet more people this year. I'm not gonna wait for something to happen. I have been doing that for years. LOL Yes, meet new people and socialize! That's one of my resolutions...I have a long list LOL.
What is everyone's new year's resolution?


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Date Joined Dec 2009
Total Posts : 14
   Posted 1/2/2010 8:56 AM (GMT -7)   
To NOT let Anxiety control me...to lose weight, to stop smoking, to be more well-balanced, to exercise, to be a better friend...... all goals of 2010.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 1/2/2010 8:56 AM (GMT -7)   
I save money every month, but my goal is to start saving more. I am getting older and probably have about another ten years until I retire, so I need to save more. But.....my husband and I would like to travel on some little short jaunts once in awhile too since my health is improving.
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   Posted 1/2/2010 10:02 AM (GMT -7)   
Great post !
I am not setting New Year's resolutions but instead goal setting as it is a far better method than New Year's resolutions in achieving the results you desire - if you're serious that is.
My reasoning, real goals are well-thought out and have high value to the individual setting them.  All goals have a specific "why" which could amount to more than one reason but nonetheless, the "why" of a goal is the fuel that drives every action to achieve it.
Great thought goes into the "how" of achieving goals; people, tools and resources are examined to ensure success - every action is deliberate - no accidents   smile
Real goals are dated - individuals who set goals have a clear picture in their mind as to when they plan to achieve them; this is how they decide what the best plan of action is; without a date, the goal is meaningless.  To just say I will lose weight in 2010 has no goal or time frame to measure your progress.
My number one goal for 2010 was to join Weight Watchers online and to set my goals and plans using their helpful tools.  I have signed up and I will set realistic goals.............and reassess as I go along...........
Oh this was way to much info.  Sorry  smhair
Happy New Year and good luck to all,
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