Start a journal.
This can be a simple notebook or a computer document. Use it to track your progress, record your successes and learn from your mistakes. When you
have a bad day, use it to remember why you chose these goals and how far you've come.
Journaling about your resolution goes nicely with a goal towards losing weight or exercising more. In fact, it has been shown that study participants who keep a food diary have better success than those who don't. Here are some tips from the experts:
Food Diary Tip No. 1: Know Your Reasons
Food Diary Tip No. 2: Choose Your Format
Food Diary Tip No. 3: Decide How Often to Update
Food Diary Tip No. 4: Decide How Detailed You Want to Be
Food Diary Tip No. 5: Be Accurate About Portion Sizes
Food Diary Tip No. 6: Include the 'Extras' that Add Up
Food Diary Tip No. 7: Beware of Common Obstacles
Food Diary Tip No. 8: Review What You Wrote