Are you making New Year’s resolutions, or are you setting attainable goals?

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If you’re serious about letting 2020 be the year you reach your goals, you should start by making sure you’re setting realistic and reachable goals for yourself, and not merely making resolutions.

With 2019 finally out of the way, and a brand New Year on the horizon, everyone is busy making some type of resolutions and vows to commit to something or another. Personally, I plan to revisit some of my own Medium stories, and remember to take some of my own good advice.

Planning and Productivity

In case you’re a new Medium reader, or you simply haven’t had an opportunity to check out some of the stories mentioned at the end of this article, I invite you notice the titles. See if there isn’t something here that can help you be more productive during the upcoming year. …

Learn how to read more books in 2020 and venture out of your comfort zone.

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In order to make time to read books on a more routine basis in 2020, writers and authors will need to set a very specific, and definitive goal.

That means writing it down, posting it somewhere, and keeping your objective firmly embedded in your head. Even though reading more books will be enjoyable and benefit you as a writer, it is still a serious commitment.

Whatever you do, don’t view this as one of those New Year’s resolutions that you make now, and give up on by February.

Writers Must Read

Regardless of the kind of writer you might be, the reality is, writers MUST read, in order to become better writers. This is especially the case if you happen to be a published author, or you hope to become one someday. …

Counteract a negative body image and low self-esteem with positive talk and reinforcement.

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Self-improvement is one of those never-ending activities that we should always be engaged in. It’s a natural part of human nature.

There is nothing wrong with having a constant desire to better yourself and improve your appearance, but what if you have low esteem? How do you counteract a negative body image of yourself?

Daily Reinforcement

Thinking, reading, and focusing on positive words and phrases throughout the day can be a great way to help improve your self-image.

Developing a positive self image is not the easiest thing to do for some people. We live in a world that is constantly subjecting us to someone else’s idea of beauty. …


Charmd Baker

Hello — I’m an L.A. based writer and self-published author [novels and ebooks]. I love it here! The more I read, the more I write! Follow me and do the same.

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