2017 As Your Best Year: Here’s How to Make it HappenBy Audri Taylors, UniversityHerald Reporter
Adapting to change is really difficult, which is why a lot of New Year's Resolutions geared towards making significant lifestyle changes for the better fail.
Twelve months from now, you will be looking back at yourself, reflecting on your accomplishments, your goals that were ticked off your list, and the changes that took place in your career and your personal life. And as you make that moment of recollection, you visualize yourself rejoicing at how much has changed in a span of 12 months.
But it's not that easy. It is not a walk in the park. The good news is there are ways to make them happen and you have the power to do it. To help you get started, here are some of those things that will lead you to the biggest changes you want to make.
Read books about the people you admire and those you want to be like
If your goal is to be successful this year, then read books about the most successful people, according to The Muse. This way, you will learn more about their habits, principles, mindset, and life decisions.
Realize the value of your time
Time is a precious asset that you can never replenish or renew, which is why you have to make sure you put a high value on it. Use your time wisely, use it for the things that will make you more productive, for the things that will help you learn more, and things that will help you grow.
Take every opportunity you get in 2017
Don't limit yourself to where you are at the moment. Your goal is to make this year the best year of your life so be open to wonderful possibilities, according to Forbes. May it be at work or other aspects of your life, try to get out of your comfort zone when you get the chance to.
Reward yourself with small things every day
This way, you are recognizing the efforts you do every day and you celebrate your little successes. Remember that you deserve it. Reward yourself with a favorite ice cream or treat yourself with a relaxing movie when you get home.