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Realistic resolutions

letsgetreal.jpgAhh, January…. It is as familiar as vitamin-D deprivation, the sales on workout gear and closet organizers, and leafy green vegetables. Each year, about 50 percent of us make new year resolutions, but few of these resolutions survive through winter, let alone the rest of the year. According to the founder of the Canadian Obesity Network, Dr. Arya Sharma, one reason why so many people fail to keep their resolutions is because the goals are unrealistic.

In light of this, I tried to keep my resolutions for 2016 smaller both in number and in scope. I’d love to hear your thoughts on making resolutions and if you have set any specific goals for this year!

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Logic Models, KPIs, Goals, Oh My!

Time to Set Some GoalsWe’re approaching the third month of the year, about the time when most New Year’s resolutions start to look a lot less shiny and promising. We’ve all been there, where we set these amazing, lofty goals to accomplish in the next year. 

Starting in the early 2000s, I started setting my number of goals or resolutions based off the year. For example, I would set 14 goals for 2014. But last year, I stopped using this method, because it simply wasn’t working. I would set these lofty goals without any true ways of measuring progress.

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