There are many little intricate ways in which we guide ourselves either closer to or farther away from our goals. I take issue with the buzzword “Resolution” so I refer to them simply as goals. So let’s take a look at how we can all start to be SMART about forming our goals for 2019 so we can krump our way to success.
Studies tell us that these are the things that the vast majority of us are going to want to accomplish over the next year:
- Lose Weight/Get Fit
- Spend time with humans we care about
- Learn to enjoy our pathetically normal lives
- Stop inhaling fumes that cause direct harm to our bodies
- Stop spending money we don’t have on things we don’t need
- Make more money
- Find love in a hopeless place
Studies also tell us that only about 12- 20% of us will actually achieve real success with any of these “resolutions”… which is a bothersome statistic. Especially because these proposed goals are all not only reasonable but should be attainable for most of us.
It’s not like we’re all starting out as Britney Spears shaved head era and then expecting to be as woke as Eckhart Tolle or Deepak Chopra by the end of the year…. I mean I certainly am, but hopefully you guys aren’t.
Realistically, it seems like most of us are just trying to figure out ways to not get so worked up that we rip off the calloused skin around our nails every time we discover that we have to go to the DMV. We really just want to find comfort in our own normalcy, spend more time with other weirdos who get us, have the ability to occasionally overspend on vegan pizza at Whole Foods, and limit the amount of subcutaneous fat we have on our bodies (except for our butt’s – we want extra there) and to stop administering various poisons to ourselves. That’s really it.
So in an effort to get us all started on the right path, I’ve compiled a list of 5 tools to help us on our way to success in 2019!