1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable.

2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it.

3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal.

4. Start small. Create small goals for yourself

5. Write it down. It’s important to motivate yourself throughout the year.

via How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution – Southington, CT Patch.