4 Reasons Why You Failed Last Years Resolution Goals

“Wow! I can’t believe it’s the new year!” You say this every year right? “where did the time go?” or “Time flies when you’re having fun!” But then you think back on last years New Years Resolution Goals and think ‘oh crap, I failed that one!’ or ‘ugh, I have the SAME goal AGAIN’ do you have this conversation every year? I know I do! This year I plan to change that! I did some research and thought long and hard about how to achieve my goals and Set my self up for success, not failure. Now you can too! Download my free printout to help you be a winner this year!

What am I doing wrong?

Most of us know that the statistics of someone achieving their new years’ resolution is soooo pathetically low. I see that and think But whyyy is it so low? What are so many people doing wrong that they cant achieve a simple goal? That’s it isn’t it? They aren’t setting realistic goals. They are setting unachievable high goals that are just not going to happen. (sorry to break it to you) below are a few helpful tips to be able to set real, achievable, successful Goals for this new year!

Be simple

Is your goal to have a bunch of money and have savings in the bank? Well, then you need to get a job… This type of goal for someone without a job is not simple. Instead of lots of money being a goal, a better simple goal would be to find a good job place to make more money. Don’t set yourself up for failure. Set your self up for SUCCESS! Be simple and realistic. 

Know what you truly want!

Do you really want to lose weight? or do you just want to be more comfortable in your own skin? Many of us always make weight loss a goal. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great goal to have if you really want it. But I know a lot of people that truly just want to be more comfortable in their body, or they just want to be more active. If this is you, instead of losing 20 pounds being your goal maybe try making it feel better in my body. Then try to achieve that by buying clothes that actually fit you. (no one feels good in clothes that are too small) or if you like to be active, instead of lose weight being your goal maybe what you really want is to be more physically active. You can then achieve this goal by making plans for activities that make that happen!(I always suggest Hiking) Whatever your goal is, make sure to take time to think about it and really know what it is you want.

Plan it out

So you have a few goals that you really want, that are simple and real, now what? you have to plan it out. Give yourself steps on how to achieve these goals. If you have a goal to make your relationships better, How are you going to do that? What are the steps needed to achieve that? (phone calls, visits, listening better, forgiving) You need a plan if you want to Succeed. Try thinking it out and coming up with ideas to help you get your goals!

Write it down

Just telling yourself your goal to yourself or to your friend is not going to get the job done. You need to write it down, give yourself reminders (reminders on your phone work really great for this) I have a Free Giveaway that has it all laid out for you. Just sign up for my Email Subscription and I will send you your own Goal with a Plan packet. It will help guide you through making your goals and having a plan. Its super easy just to print out and fill in. It’s important to write down your goals. It organizes your thoughts and makes it more real.

Share your success!

Please share your success! If you achieve your goals let people know! You got this! I would love to hear about your wins or your struggles, please reach out to me. If you have any questions or tips to add Comment below!

What is your Simple Real Goal this year?

Comment below what your New Years Resolution is 🙂

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18 thoughts on “4 Reasons Why You Failed Last Years Resolution Goals

  1. to post once per week on my blog and finally do sometHing that makes me happy instead of always sacrificing for others

    1. love this idea! I have been thinking about getting this type of goal for me as well. I’m just not sure how often I should post, and what is a reasonable amount for me in my life. Let me know how it goes! I would love to check out your blog.

  2. love all of these tips, and you’re so right about keeping them simple and getting to the root of the goal (ie: fitting in clothes well vs losing pounds). i swear by goal planning and accountability, and writing down my goals is a huge part of that. thanks for sharing!

  3. Great tips! I agree, it’s easy to set loFty, unachievable goals… my new year’s resolution is to grow in my blogging! That includes income and skills. 🙂

    1. wow! great goals! I am right there with you 🙂

  4. These are great tips for setting goals in the new year!! Making sure they are attainable is sooo important! Thanks for the inspiration!

    1. you are so welcome 🙂

  5. i definitely need to tackle the planning side of achieving my goals! Too often I start out strong but then lose sight as life gets busy throughout the year. Thanks for these tips!

    1. make sure to grab your free printouts to help you with planning 🙂

  6. THis is so good! EspeCially knowing what You really want. If we don’t choose goals carefully we Can get sO easily discouRaged. Such Great tips!

    1. Thank you 🙂

  7. YESSS making sure the goals are something you can actually achieve is so important! Setting yourself up for success is harder than you’d think.

  8. These are great tips! Planning and writing things down are so important and I tend to forget do that-thanks for the reminders!

    1. You are so welcome!

  9. Thanks for the tips! My goal this year is to take my blog to the next level 🙂
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    1. welcome! I will check out your blog 🙂

  10. Instead of making goals we won’t honor, we are better off focusing on small STEPS and a grateful heart. Happy 2018!

  11. I’m a total believer of writing down my goals! It helps to see it on paper and visualize it coming to fruition. love these tips!
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