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How to Keep A Resolution


With 80% of New Year’s resolutions failing by February 1, keeping your resolution takes work.

Our drug and alcohol treatment specialists at Banyan Treatment Center Massachusetts know that keeping your New Year’s resolution is possible, you might just need to take a different approach. Wondering how to stick to your resolutions? Here are our tips to see your resolution through well into the new year.

How to Keep a Resolution

Studies show people are derailed from their resolutions owing to excessive stress, negative emotion, and lack of control over oneself.2 To successfully keep your New Year’s resolution, you need to establish a true plan for success. If you don’t know how to stick to your resolutions, here are specific tips that can help:

  • Set up smaller, manageable goals instead of one overwhelming goal.
  • Reward yourself for victories along the road to a completed resolution.
  • Stick to your routine when possible.
  • Establish a plan but maintain the flexibility to achieve the goal in other ways.
  • Join an accountability group.

Keeping a resolution is about setting goals that are attainable and realistic, along with being both honest and kind to yourself throughout the journey. Even if you fall off the wagon with your resolution, you can always pick yourself back up and get back on track. Keeping your New Year’s resolution will help improve your life all around and give you a sense of achievement.

Making the Resolution to Get Sober

Some resolutions, such as finding sobriety, require outside help to achieve them. Our drug and alcohol rehab in Massachusetts can help you achieve your sobriety goals with a personalized treatment.

We offer a variety of treatment programs, including an intensive outpatient program in Massachusetts. Call our facility at 888-280-4763 to learn more.



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Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.