Provision #497: S.M.A.R.T. HABITS

Laser Provision Many people set and reach goals, such as New Year’s resolutions, only to slide back into their old ways after a period of time. When this happens, we erode both self-esteem and self-efficacy. Developing S.M.A.R.T. habits • habits that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely • is a way of making changes […]

Provision #496: S.M.A.R.T. GOALS

Laser Provision New Year’s resolutions often fail to be realized because we do not bother to answer the basic questions that turn dreams into deeds: Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? How much? and How often? The process of turning New Year’s resolutions into S.M.A.R.T. goals can avoid that pitfall, making us more successful in […]

Provision #495: The Resolution Revolution

Laser Provision New Year’s resolutions have gotten a bad rap. Because resolutions can be made and broken, many people scoff at the making of resolutions and throw up their hands at the prospect of changing for good. Don’t let yourself fall into that trap. Resolutions make a difference, particularly when you work on them with […]