It’s the end of the year and that means New Year’s resolutions. But sometimes, it can be hard to do so, especially when you’re out of energy, or feeling miserable and in pain. But even at the hardest times, it’s still possible to set goals. There’s no better time to work on improving yourself than when things are the darkest.
There’s something about living with chronic illness that makes it doubly important to have a sense of control and accomplishment. Your New Year’s resolution should reflect that: it’s an opportunity to reinvent yourself and make yourself just a little better than yesterday.
But how do you go about it without setting yourself up for failure?
Here are some strategies we can take to make the New Year as painless as possible.