As another year draws to a close, we will be reflecting on our year and will soon be faced with the inevitable question of our New Year’s Resolutions. Whilst we set out with good intentions to change our lives for the better, the intensity and often unrealistic nature of our resolutions mean they are typically forgotten by the third week of January. To make this coming year one to remember, ABFE are on hand to discuss setting and sticking to New Years Resolutions.
Setting New Year’s Resolutions is an incredibly personal practice. Whilst the following resolutions are popular year to year; it is important to establish what means the most to you and what will best influence your life.
Common resolutions include:
- Losing weight
- Going to the gym
- Not eating takeaways
- Drinking less alcohol
- Saving a significant amount of money each month
Whilst each of these resolutions would positively impact your life; one truth remains - these are the resolutions of everyone every year because, for the most part, they are unattainable. A suitable resolution is one that is personal, realistic and sustainable. To decide your resolutions, look at what you seek to improve or achieve, and set achievable goals and milestones to encourage you.
Sticking To Your Resolutions
Be Specific: If you want to lose weight or save money - how much? Being specific enables you to plan and take your resolution step by step. Not only does this make you more likely to stick to it and succeed, but it also makes the process much easier and more enjoyable!
Set Goals: The relevance of your goals is key to success. If they are all small steps to a bigger goal, then you have your sights set better on a successful future.
Be Accountable: You can be accountable to yourself, or perhaps to someone you share a resolution with. Not only does this motivate you to continue and succeed, but you can encourage each other to continue past the point you might’ve given up if embarking on a resolution alone.
Be Consistent: Whether you are looking to improve your fitness or not have a cigarette, you must remain consistent; you cannot expect yourself to be on your a-game for 365 days this year. Consistency, balance and patience are important when making or breaking a habit - you must remain consistent. Do not punish yourself or chuck the towel in all together simply because you had an off day! - consistency comes from your discipline to get back to it.
Breaking Habits: It is important to adopt a new mind-set when trying to change your habits. It is proven that if it takes 21 days to adopt a new habit, then it takes 21 days to break one. This way you can look at every day as a step towards success as there is an end goal that is bound by time.
Recommended ABFE Products
For some, the dawning of a New Year is intimidating; for others, it is an opportunity to embrace and welcome change. Whatever your belief, there is a healing remedy for you amongst the Australian Bush Flower Essence Collection.
Sundew: Encouraging individuals to become more grounded, focused and present, this essence is perfect for those who are indecisive and often lack attention to detail. Helps with focusing on what is needed to achieve your goal and reduce procrastination.
Paw Paw: For the assimilation and integration of new ideas and information, especially where there is a tendency to feel overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of that information.
Kapok Bush: It is for people who have a tendency to give up very easily, who are easily discouraged. Ideal for those with big plans for the coming year, the Kapok Bush Essence encourages a willingness, go-getter attitude and persistence.
Bottlebrush in combination with Monga Waratah will help you to strengthen your willpower and break your dependency behaviour, and Boronia Essence alongside these essences to resolve obsessions and habitual behaviour. Take these 3 Essence for the 21 days of breaking your habits, repeat for a further 3 weeks if feel you need to clear any residual cravings
The ABFE Collection is abundant in powerful essences - each of which can assist you in your pursuit to set and sustain life-enhancing New Year’s Resolutions. Discover your essence today at Ausflowers.co.uk
Wishing you loving, respectful and joyful year,
ABFE Team UK