Setting doable goals to follow a SMART healthy lifestyle

When you're trying to eat healthier or set up a routine fitness plan, it helps to have goals. If you have clear goals for yourself, it's easier to stick to your plan. Goals give you specific things to try for each day. Be honest about your habits and be kind to yourself. Don't be hard on yourself if you miss one day or slip on a goal. When you make a goal make sure its SMART!

S = SPECIFIC  your goals should have details that keep you on track.

M = MEASURABLE  your goals should be something you can measure. At the end of the day, you can look at your goals and say for sure that you did it.

A = ACTION  make sure the goals is something you can do. It tells you to take action.

R = REALISTIC  don't start with huge goals in the beginning. Make your goals doable. This will boost your confidence.

T = TIMED  have start and stop times for your goals. When the time is up, see how you did. If you succeeded, keep doing it. If not, think about how you can make it better.


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