- You need a specific goal -- saying you're going to exercise is not specific enough.
- Walking for 30 minutes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5:00 to 5:30 P.M. is specific.
- Be realistic. Don't set goals that are too big and therefore unattainable. Pick reasonable goals that you can reach. Start small, be successful, and gradually build, and you'll be on your way in developing any healthy habit.
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