If you feel like you’ve already failed at keeping your 2021 resolutions on track, worry no more. You can still make a few adjustments to help achieve your health and fitness goals. All you need to do is reevaluate your New Year’s Eve goals and give yourself enough time to achieve them. If you don’t take action to work on your plans, you will feel a sense of failure, which can be harmful to your mental health.

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New Year’s resolutions are exhilarating as they help to create a sense of motivation. It gives you hope to take control of your health and better the year ahead. When your 2021 resolutions fail to go as planned, your mental health may get affected.

It’s never too late to get the resolutions back on track. These tips and ideas can help you recover and start over.

Reevaluate Your 2021 Resolutions

Reevaluating your 2021 resolution list and reframing the approach to fulfill them can help you succeed. Ensure that your goals are specific, and give yourself time to achieve them. Specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-based (SMART) goals are much easier to achieve than the general ones. For instance, saying “I will lose 10 pounds by June 30” is more specific than “I want to lose weight.”

Be Patient with Yourself

Some goals usually take time to achieve, calling for your patience. For example, it will take time to experience changes in the body when on a fitness and diet program. 

There is no “quick fix” when it comes to body fitness and diet. Your body weight will keep fluctuating every day. But when you start working out and eating healthy, your body composition will change slowly, as you’ll be losing body fat and gaining muscles.

Don’t Forget Your Mental Health

Your mental health is usually as important as your body looks, so your resolutions also need to boost your brain health. Most people’s resolutions tend to focus on the outer body more than the emotional feelings. Such people always think they would only feel better if they lose weight. The best way to increase the feel-good chemicals in the body is by focusing on improving your brain health.

Make 2021 Your Year

It’s never too late to keep your 2021 resolutions on track. Consider reevaluating your goals and adjusting the approach you’ll implement to achieve them for a successful year ahead. Whether they are diet and fitness or non-health resolutions, you should develop a plan or list of steps you’ll need to achieve the goals. It’s time to reflect on yourself and think about what you want to accomplish in the year 2021.

Contact us to learn more about health, fitness, and diet resolutions for 2021.

Dr Abbas Jafri MD