Have you ever made a New Year Resolution, enthusiastically started on January 1st, only to fall off the wagon come February? (Or ahem, January 3rd?)
You’re not alone!
Although a resolve is powerful, more is needed to overcome our natural homeostasis, which is our built-in biological resistance to change.
In the next four posts I’m going to share a few ideas on how to turn a New Year Resolution into an actual outcome.
In the meantime, here are a few Journaling Questions to get started:
(Yes, go get yourself a lovely new journal!)
- What habit/activity would I like to stop/start?
- How do I feel emotionally and physically when I engage in the habit/activity that I would like to stop? How do I feel emotionally and physically about the prospect of not incorporating the new habit/activity into my life?
- Which obstacles are in the way of making the intended change?
- What would support me in making the intended change?
From Resolution to Action: