Keep the Resolutions
Originally written for the MSU Pocket Guide.
2014 has arrived, and chances are you’ve made a resolution or two for the coming year. Whether it be better grades, losing weight, orfinding better relationships, it’s a great time to make those changes you’ve been putting off until now. Problem is, though, many fail to keep those resolutions. Fear not; we’ve compiled a few tips for keeping those resolutions as you head into the new semester.
|The “drinking more than everyone else” resolution should be reconsidered.|
Don’t expect to completely reinvent yourself.
|“I passed Econ!”|
Keep the resolutions reasonable.
Ambition certainly isn’t a bad thing; it’s what keeps our world moving forward. Sometimes, though, we overestimate ourselves as we set our resolutions, and feel the sting of failure when they don’t work out. Carefully consider what you think is within your power to accomplish. Instead of shooting for bench-pressing 400 pounds by the end of the year when you have yet to break 200, pick a goal inbetween. Besides, if you surpass what you expected to do, soldier forward and you might just accomplish what you never thought you could.
|Slow and steady for reaching those resolutions, don’t go overboard.|