Monday, January 19, 2015
"Oops! ...I Did It Again": New Year's Resolutions and How to Keep from Making the Same Mistakes
The New Year is a time to take stock of the previous year's achievements, disappointments, and hopes, to consider personal changes to make during the upcoming year. Resolutions are a common part of that change-making process. Typical goals involve losing weight and getting fit; advancing in academics or career; overcoming addictions to alcohol, substances, or gambling; and making changes toward improving relationships.
Though change is difficult it can be achieved. SWOSU libraries have many books to assist with behavior changes that can lead to a better quality of life. They are about each of the topics listed above or about the principles for change as described in Change Anything and Influencer by Kerry Patterson. See the book display, providing ideas and techniques for success throughout the year, on the first floor of the Al Harris Library. The books are available for check out. Make 2015 a year in which you say "Oops! ...I Did It Again" fewer times.