Blog Home

Tips for New Year's Resolutions

a girl with her arms raised as she looks out upon a body of water and sunrise

Anytime a new year rolls around, we all have ambitious goals we want to achieve. We want each of our residents at our apartments at The Estates Woodland to make resolutions to become a little better. However, issues can arise when we set too many goals or ones that are simply unachievable. How can you be sure to not fall into this trap? Try out these tips for setting good New Year’s Resolutions and you’ll be well on your way.

Be realistic.

Don’t set goals that are unachievable. Most likely, you’re not going to be able to work out for three hours every day, despite your wholesome intentions. Start with something a little smaller, and then work yourself up as time goes on.

Make a plan.

If you make ambiguous goals, you’ll never achieve them. Be sure that you make goals that are easy to plan. A good litmus test is to see if your resolutions have measurable results. If you can track your progress, then you can set a goal for where you want to be at each day, week, month, or at the end of the year.

Reward yourself.

This doesn’t mean that you should eat an entire box of donuts after a week of successful dieting. However, you should appreciate yourself as you succeed! Find new ways to reward yourself that help you along with your resolutions.

Stay positive.

Most likely, you’re not going to be perfect in your efforts, but there’s nothing wrong with that. Don’t get down on yourself when you slip up, rather, use it as a learning experience to help you the next time. Obsessing over small mistakes won’t help you in any way. Take it a day at a time and keep a positive attitude.

What kinds of resolutions are you going to set this year? Do you have any tips for keeping them? Be sure to let us know. We hope you have a great 2019 here in Magnolia, TX.

Disclaimer: The Estates Woodland is not located in or part of The Woodlands® development. The Woodlands® is a registered trademark of The Woodlands Land Development Company, LP.