Published on December 25, 2016 7:50 pm, by Peter Crellen
So it’s almost the start of another new year, and like many people, it’s a time for us to reset a few goals.
Looking back, it turns out that 2016 didn’t quite go to plan, but don’t be disheartened – it turns out only about 8% of us actually achieve our New Year’s Resolutions – and this year will be different. Why? Because this year as you set your goals, and after, you can follow our top 5 tips to help you achieve your goals.
Write down your goal – and make them realistic – We can’t all retire this year and go travel the world, but I can have a week on the beach.
For each goal, write down an action you know you can take to help meet your goal – If I want to lose weight, I can commit to taking a walk every day or hopping off the bus one stop earlier.
Read your goals – Keep your goals in sight, on your phone or the fridge, and keep reading them so you don’t forget what you are doing it all for.
Share your goals – If you don’t tell anyone, it can be easy to cheat yourself. Get your friends and family involved. It will not only keep you honest, but a problem shared is a problem halved.
Use technology – There is so much amazing technology that can help motivate and inspire you to meet your goals – monitor your movement if you have a fitness goal, keep an eye on your spending with MoneyBrilliant if you want to save- use them.
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Peter is passionate about the vision of MoneyBrilliant and supporting others to meet their goals through some of life's more complex challenges. His life is centred around his growing family, coffee and his enduring love of Arsenal FC.