Reprinted with permission from 50Plus

The only problem with New Year’s resolutions is that, despite our best intentions, it can be difficult to stick to them throughout the year. Here are 10 ways to achieve and maintain your resolutions:

Why do you want to make this change?

Write out a list of all the reasons why you want to make this change. Include as many as you can. For example, if your goal is weight loss, then some of the items on your life may include:

• Improve my health

• Be a good role model for my children/grandchildren

• Live longer