There’s something so wonderful about an entirely fresh new year ahead, new starts, blank slates, and all that. But there’s also an expectation about New Year’s resolutions and goal-setting. It can be intimidating!
In our 20th episode of Edit Your Life, Christine and I share nine tips to help you reframe New Year’s resolutions and intention-setting so that you can figure out the right way to set and reach goals — and by “right,” we mean the way that works for YOU.
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Links to things we mentioned during the podcast:
- Minimalist Parenting (our book)
- About Intention Setting (What’s the deal with resolutions vs. intentions?)
- My Ten Intentions for 2016 (Christine’s 10 intentions…#1 may surprise you)
- 5 Resolution Pitfalls and Solutions (Because pitfalls are inevitable)
- How To Tackle Goals Like a Boss (Christine’s practical tips for tackling goals)
- New Year’s Resolutions for People Who Like Themselves (7 things Asha is focusing on this year)
- A discovery, an apology, and an offer (A brave post from Asha following a fitness challenge)
- Edit Your Life Episode 1: Conquering Procrastination (Because, well, everyone suffers from procrastination from time to time)
- Wunderlist (our favorite free to-do list app)
- Google Sheets (Christine uses simple spreadsheets to map out projects)
- Choosing Ame: “I’m Tired” (Amy’s chosen to prioritize self-care over self-improvement)
- An interview with Erin Condren (Christine and Erin talk about prioritizing self-care)
- Asha’s WDS 2015 talk “How To Be a Grownup” (Asha talks about small steps and course correction)
- Martha Beck’s “The Four-Day Win”
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