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Trust Me, I’m An Expert: What research says about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions

What research says about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions. The Conversation, CC BY82.9 MB (download)
Today, experts will be sharing with us insights into how to make a change in your life -- big or small -- using evidence from the world of academic research.
Do you want to learn how to play guitar? Write down why that’s important to you. Kelly Sikkema/Unsplash

Making New Year’s resolutions personal could actually make them stick

We often set generic goals, such as to exercise more. Because these don't necessarily tap into our personal motivations, we may not follow through. Goals that are meaningful to you are more effective.

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