How to Turn Your Resolutions into Reality by Coach Jim Johnson

What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

Resolutions are meant to be positive changes we can implement into our daily lives. While the turn of the calendar year is a popular time to create them, oftentimes, they fall by the wayside and fail to be achieved.

How can we turn these resolutions into realities?

Below are a few tips for you to help execute your resolution plans to the fullest. Enjoy.

  1. Personal mission statement. Writing down your personal mission statement will help you concoct your goals in a way that puts personal meaning and responsibility behind it. What is your personal mission statement?
  2. Core values. Be clear about your values and how they affect your actions. Live with integrity and identify how you wish to conduct yourself. Do you have clear core values?
  3. Write your goals down. These resolutions can be identified in many ways. I have found that writing them down for you to physically see and recite each day can be very powerful. Are your resolutions written down?
  4. Personal growth plan. How will these resolutions grow you as a person? Always seek to grow your mind through audiobooks, CDs, books, etc. and utilize every opportunity to grow.
  5. Personal health plan. For me, I like to include personal health aspects into my current and future goals. Sleep, exercise, diet, and taking time to myself are important to me. What aspects are important to you to include?
  6. Personal family plan. Your resolutions should include spending time with loved ones and family. Do you prioritize spending time with family? They are typically the most important people in your life and it’s crucial to include them in your growth plans.
  7. Personal financial independence plan. Pay yourself first. Saving money adequately for your future should be included in your New Year’s resolutions. How are you developing a personal financial plan?

jim-johnson-lo-res-suit-with-basketball-2About the Author: Coach Jim JOHNSON is one of Your Monthly Mentors, an author and authority on teamwork, leadership, and realizing your dreams. Based in Rochester, New York, he is most famously known for helping an autistic senior, Jason McElwain (J-Mac), realize his dreams and play with his basketball team. Jason scored an amazing 20 points in 4 minutes during that game. Coach Jim Johnson has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, and ESPN and is the author of the book “A Coach and a Miracle: Life Lessons From a Man Who Believed in an Autistic Boy”Read More…

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