Short-term, realistic goals best


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Tribune photo by Aaron Piper/ Seymour Middle School math teacher Tom Lucas selects vegetables from a salad bar at the school cafeteria. Many people are looking for healthier food choice to fulfill their New Year's resolution.


Tribune photo by Aaron Piper/ Seymour Middle School math teacher Tom Lucas selects vegetables from a salad bar at the school cafeteria. Many people are looking for healthier food choice to fulfill their new years resolution.


fter the sparkly ball dropped, millions of people vowed to break some bad habits and discover better habits; maybe you are one of them.

Eating healthier and losing weight always are among the most popular New Year’s resolutions, according to the federal government’s website, USA.gov.

Always making resolutions at the beginning of the year and never following through with them by the end? By setting short-term, realistic and doable goals, you will be more likely to succeed. Instead of trying to become “healthy” by the end of 2013, try to be a little healthier each and every day.

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