Will you make 2022 your best year yet?

5 tips to really make your resolutions come true this year!

A new year is the moment of reflection and good intentions. But how do you ensure that this year’s resolutions lead to your best year so far? Despite all the challenges you face, you can work on personal growth and development. Debora from Group Moovs gives you 5 practical tips on how to make your resolutions come true with the help of new routines 

  1. Ask yourself this question: What are your 2 most important values? A value is often something abstract, it is about what you find important. 
  2. Set concrete goals. By linking goals to your values and making them concrete, you achieve your goals more easily. An example linked to the value of gratitude is ‘I want to positively stimulate my colleagues by expressing my gratitude for cooperation’. Another example, linked to the value of health, is ‘I want a healthy life, so that’s why I do 10 push-ups every day’. 
  3. Determine your moment. Behavioural change is tough and requires a new habit. It makes sense to link your goal or new routine to a time of day or week. For example, think of ‘when I have breakfast’, ‘when I drive home’, ‘before I go to bed’, when I… 
  4. Make your routine small and concrete. We also call this Tiny Habits. This concept was developed by B.J. Fogg of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford University. The impact of a Tiny Habit can be great, while time is short. A handy sentence is: after I (mention your existing routine here, something you already did, your moment) I (the Tiny Habit, small habit) do.
  5. Reward yourself! An important part of successful behavior change is appreciation. If you’ve managed to get into the little habit, then celebrate! For example, say to yourself “well done!”, enjoy the gratitude you experience when you compliment someone, or share something you’ve learned with others so that they grow as well.   

Need inspiration?

  • Kindness: Every time I go to the grocery store, I do something for someone else.
  • Gratitude: After starting up my computer, my first email is a thank you to a colleague.
  • Health: After lunch I walk for 15 min.
  • Connectedness: Before I end my workday, I call someone I’d like to speak to.

Do you want to experience more personal growth?

Is there a need for behavioural change in your team or organisation? Or do you want to experience your best year so far as a team?

Get in touch with Debora via d.vanwely@moovs.nl
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