What resolution would you like to see Brookline declare and keep?
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Nate Homan
Monday, December 31, 2012
We know the routine. The resolution dance. It starts lively. We boot bad habits, turn to good ones and leap into the year. Calendar pages flip and some forge patterns anew — exercing daily, eating salads and spurning fatty foods or cigarettes; and some return to familiar footing and the dance reverts to old rhythms. What about a collective resolution? What resolution would you like Brookline to accomplish? Maybe it's more of something. Or less. Or a clear-cut goal. What would it be? What resolution would you like the town to make — and keep? Let us know in the comments section below.
Five tips to help you keep your resolution.
Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable—making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal. For example, instead of saying you want to get fit, say you want to lose 10 pounds and tone …