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5 Tips for Making Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

5 Tips for Making Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

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It’s easy to make ambitious goals for the new year, but the challenge is sticking to them. 2021 could be a tough year to keep new year’s resolutions, and you might need extra motivation. Often people make the same resolutions they failed to keep last year, so how are you going to make this year different? It’s important to remember your motivations, set realistic goals, and reward yourself for any achievements big or small. Here are five tips for making your new year’s resolutions stick.

List your motivations

Whatever your new year’s resolutions may be, whether it’s to learn something new, or give up old habits, make a list of why you’re doing it. This could be to stay healthy in 2021, develop professionally, or saving money. If you keep reminding yourself of your motivation for setting these goals it might make it easier to achieve them. You could even keep a list in your bedroom or somewhere you’re likely to see it.

Book a course

If your new year’s resolution is to learn something new, then what are you waiting for? Book a course. Once you get professionals involved it’ll be harder to quit. If you’ve decided to take up a new activity such as dance, book Dance Classes, or if you’re aiming for professional development, book a training course online. This way, it’ll be more official and you’ll be motivated to succeed.

Break them down into steps

One of the tricks many people use to boost their productivity is to break down a project into tasks. You can apply the same approach to your new year’s resolutions. Don’t aim to achieve too much too soon. Set yourself steps to follow and reward yourself as you progress.

Reward yourself

Congratulate yourself for any goals you achieve, big or small. You could even create a reward system. It’s important to maintain a positive attitude rather than punishing yourself. Be proud of what you’ve already achieved and this will encourage you to go further. It’s up to you how you decide to reward yourself. Treat yourself to a bit of online shopping, or a special meal. Many people get satisfaction from simply checking goals off a list, so you could also try this.

Learn from the past

Take a look back to the past and try to learn from your mistakes. Any time you fail to achieve your goal, think of it as a positive step. Failure and success go hand in hand and each attempt gives you the opportunity to learn something. Perhaps you set yourself unrealistic goals last year and can make them more manageable this year, for example. 

Always remember not to be too hard on yourself. New year’s resolutions shouldn’t be about punishment. Life goals are important to keep you motivated but don’t neglect self-care. Be happy with what you’ve achieved so far rather than striving for perfection. With a positive attitude, you’ll be able to persevere and finally make your new year’s resolutions stick this year.

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The Top 5 Natural Skin Care Tips for Aspiring Models

The Top 5 Natural Skin Care Tips for Aspiring Models

As you enter the exciting and glamorous world of modeling, you will notice that clients and modeling or talent agents will always take a good look at your face first as you enter the room. Because of this, it is important to maintain flawless, glowing skin that will help you stand out from the competition and give you a higher chance of getting the job.

As such, regardless of your age, if you want to become a successful model, you need to take care of your skin. You must develop the right habits to maintain soft and healthy skin with a clear, glowing complexion.

Having healthy, flawless skin, however, does not mean spending a fortune on expensive beauty products. To have a beautiful face that stands out, follow these tried-and-tested natural skin care tips:

1.    Drink more water.

Ensuring that you are always properly hydrated is one of the simplest yet most effective techniques in maintaining a youthful, radiant, and beautiful complexion.

Drinking eight or up to 10 glasses of water every day will help improve the texture and complexion of your skin. It will also keep wrinkles at bay and prevent dryness since you will be fully hydrated inside and out.

To reach your required water intake throughout the day, always bring a large bottle of water with you. Consider adding cucumbers, a squeeze of lemon, or a sprig of mint to your water so that you will have a more refreshing, flavorful natural beverage that you will always want to drink.

2.    Break a sweat regularly.

Sweating daily by working out will give your body several benefits.

For one, breaking a sweat every day will help you shed pounds and maintain a healthy weight. Moreover, after healthy perspiration, you will feel a glow that is great for your skin. This is the result of more blood and nutrients flowing to the surface of your epidermis. This, in turn, stimulates and keeps your complexion young and radiant.

Additionally, whenever you sweat, you flush out toxins and open up pores, which are all excellent for your skin.

If you don’t feel like working out, head to a spa and book a sauna bath instead. It is an excellent way to sweat and relax at the same time, which is fantastic for rewarding yourself and practicing self-compassion.

3.    Reduce your sugar intake.

Studies show that sugar can cause breakouts. This unhealthy ingredient speeds up aging as well since it encourages the premature appearance of wrinkles and fine lines through the process called glycation.

Under glycation, the sugar you consumed will enter your bloodstream and form molecules that destroy collagen and elastin. This process will then cause your skin to lose elasticity and make it more prone to wrinkles and lines.

By avoiding sweets or reducing your intake, you can prevent the signs of premature aging on your skin. You will then maintain a youthful, lovely face — one that will easily impress anyone who sees you.

4.    Remove makeup properly before bedtime.

To maintain healthy, radiant skin, never go to bed with your makeup on. If you do, the harmful substances will clog your pores and prevent the skin from breathing. These two do nothing good for your skin.

If you want to be sure you have completely removed all the makeup from your face, double cleanse. This means using milk, foam, or gel cleanser with natural ingredients to remove the remaining bacteria, dirt, or debris in your pores.

By taking the time to thoroughly remove makeup from your face before sleeping, you will ensure you have great, healthy skin all the time.

5.    Exfoliate and moisturize naturally.

Finally, removing dead epidermis is essential to maintaining smooth, bright skin. To do this effectively at home, try dry brushing.

Use a natural bristle brush to remove the dry or dead epidermis. Afterward, take a shower and get rid of any excess dry skin by exfoliating with a homemade natural scrub such as green tea or sugar and salt body scrub.

After exfoliating, make sure you use a moisturizer. Again, use something natural such as avocado, coconut oil, shea butter, and aloe.

By doing these at least twice weekly, you will get soft, radiant skin. However, if you have sensitive skin, do this only once a week.

To get far in the competitive world of modeling, always take care of your two most valuable assets: your face and skin. You can do this by following the tips above.

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AUTHOR BIO

Adam Jacobs is the Managing Director of Bubblegum Casting, the longest running agency specialising in babies, children and teen talent in Australia. Bubblegum Casting works with some of Australia’s biggest brands, media properties, and agencies to secure talented children to work in Television, Film and Modelling roles.