New Year, New You: Setting Realistic Goals And Taking Control Of 2021

Two experts offer advice on how to make your personal 2021 look different than 2020.

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In this June 24, 2014 photo, Tameka Lawson, executive director of a local non-profit group called 'I Grow Chicago' leads a yoga class in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
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In this June 24, 2014 photo, Tameka Lawson, executive director of a local non-profit group called 'I Grow Chicago' leads a yoga class in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

New Year, New You: Setting Realistic Goals And Taking Control Of 2021

Two experts offer advice on how to make your personal 2021 look different than 2020.

Now be honest: five days into 2021, have you kept your New Year’s resolution? Did you even make one this year?

Resolutions can be really hard to keep in the best of years, and during a pandemic — which has affected pretty much everything — it can be even harder to find the motivation to take control.

Reset checks in with two experts for advice on how to set a realistic goal, resist the temptation to procrastinate and succeed in making a change this year.

GUESTS: Justine McDonald, CEO of Goal Chasers

Joseph Ferrari, professor of psychology at Depaul University; author of Still Procrastinating? The No-Regrets Guide To Getting It Done