The beginning of a new year is when many people commit to making positive changes for the next twelve months. Sadly, those lofty promises often fizzle out in just a few weeks. Despite our noble intentions, our objectives may simply be unrealistic or out of our reach. Instead, if we focus on taking small steps toward our ultimate goal -- steps we can truly achieve -- it's possible we'll actually get to the finish line, or at least be a whole lot closer to it.
So what's the secret to accomplishing what you want? There are four basic keys that can help turn your aspirations into reality:
When considering the goals you want for the coming year, ask yourself the following questions:
If you feel your life has purpose beyond yourself, your vegan goals will be easier to attain. Even more important, if you believe that all life -- including your own -- has intrinsic value, you'll not only be more motivated to take care of your mind and body, you'll also be more committed to achieving what you want and need to bring you peace, comfort, health, and satisfaction.