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January 9, 2017
Planning Big Changes?

Shift Team

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We Thought So!

A time of change can be a great time to learn a new skill or kick an old habit. Here are three tips to help you stick with your plan!

1. Don’t do it alone: Having a friend, family member, or colleague with a similar goal can help keep you feeling motivated and accountable!

2. Keep it real: Pick a goal that is realistic and meaningful. Consider the changes you’ve maintained before and what made them work. If needed, break your overall goal into smaller, more attainable tasks.

3. Make the alternative a lot harder: if you’re serious about making a change, set up a negative consequence if you go back on your plan. Having a cigarette or skipping a night at the gym is suddenly a lot harder to justify when you’ve promised to give money to rival sports team or political party each time you go back on your goal. 

This article was written by Jaylin Bradbury during their time at Shift Collab.

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