This New Year, make resolutions that matter

Dec 29, 2016 | 2 years ago | Read Time: 2 minutes | By iKnowledge Team

This New Year, make resolutions that matter

There is something about this Monday, first date of the month and the first day of a new year. For most of us, this day marks the beginning of gym routines, strict diet, exercise etc. All of it does start on an enthusiastic note, but never lasts for more than few weeks.

New Year is around the corner, and we are pretty sure that you have listed down a number of resolutions this time. Even if most of them are the ones that you failed to accomplish last year, you want to give it another try. But, have you ever wondered why these resolutions never work? And how will you make this year different than the previous one? Read on.

A New Year resolution gives a fresh and a clean start to your life. It is a great way to initiate the changes that will help you become a better person. Thinking about what you did not achieve last year and focussing on what you can accomplish this year will surely lead to the huge success rate of all your resolutions. Also, by giving up on making vague resolutions and thinking of something that really matters, you will surely embrace the change within you.

Give up on harmful habits: How difficult it is to quit something that is proving to be destructive for you? All it takes is the willpower to do it. And if realisation has struck, it is the time that you break all the bad habits. Smoking, excessive consumption of alcohol, eating junk, eating late at night, not exercising, all of this is something that you need to give up on this year.

Go for fewer and smaller goals: The Biggest reason of most New Year resolutions resulting into failure is that there are more than you can practically accomplish. One resolution at a time is enough for most of the people. Set a priority list and get started with smaller goals first. Feeling of accomplishment will further motivate you to work hard.

Protect yourself and your family financially:  Saving, not splurging should be your goal this year. Life is full of uncertainties, and not having enough savings can put you and your family in deep trouble. One of the best ways to protect yourself from uncertainties is to buy a life insurance protection. Aegon Life offers several plans that will ensure financial protection of your family in case of your untimely demise. Such p
lans also provide financial aid for educational and other important needs of your family.

Decide on putting some amount of savings for protection plans every month. After all, there cannot be a better gift than protection.


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