Happy New Year!
With 2012 rolling in, many of us promise ourselves “this will be the year I will keep my resolution!” Whether it’s losing those few extra pounds, or becoming the “yes man”, know that only 10% of the population will stick with their resolution this year.
If you are determined to stick with your resolution this year, here are five tools to help you out:
1. Money Management: If your resolution is to manage your money better, visit Mint, it is a free online money management tool. This free budget site gathers all your personal finances and puts them in one place. You will also have different options like, “save for retirement” “pay students loans” and “pay off debt”.
2. Weight Control: If your resolution is to lose those extra holiday pounds, or just to stay on track of your weight, visit Fit Day. Fit Day is a free weight loss journal; it helps you keep track of your calorie intake and daily goals.
3. Organization: If you feel that 2011 could have been a little more organized, check out 43 Things. It is a free online tool that will keep tabs on all your goals. You will be able to connect with others that have the same interests you do or share these goals with your friends and family.
4. Positive Attitude: If your resolution is to become the “yes man” and would like to set a certain goal each day to say “yes” to something, then visit, Joe’s Goals. It is a simple online tool designed like a calendar; it will calculate all your goals at the end of each day so you know how well you are doing!
5. Breaking Bad Habits: If your resolution is to break all those bad habits, like biting your finger nails, smoking cigarettes or munching down fast food, then visit HabitForge. HabitForge is a free tool that will email you everyday about your bad habit. If you tell HabitForge that you would like to quit smoking, it will ask you a simple question each tracking your status for 21 days!
And if you are still trying to figure out a resolution check out these ideas:
•Get a Job
•Get an education
•Take a trip
•Be happy, less grumpy
•Accomplish a good deed each day
Good Luck and have a wonderful 2012!