Home > Daily-tips Updated 23 January 2014 Stick to your resolutions Many people make New Year's resolutions aimed at improving their health. Whether your goal is to lose weight, stop smoking, eat healthily or another lofty ambition, here's advice on getting it right. 0 Shutterstock Many people make New Year's resolutions aimed at improving their health. Whether your goal is to lose weight, stop smoking, eat healthily or another lofty ambition, here's advice on getting it right.Take action:Challenge yourself, but think about what you're able to accomplish - set realistic expectations; if you make a mistake or are unable to meet a goal, use it as a learning opportunity instead of feeling poorly about a missed chance; share your goals with others - you're more likely to follow through with resolutions if you've told others of your plans; make goals that are truly important to you, instead of citing objectives that you feel you should accomplish. 10 resolutions you can actually keep(Photo of woman eating apple from Shutterstock) More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Why can't I sleep? My mission to understand insomnia Medical How testosterone supplements could double men's odds for blood clots Diet and nutrition Urine and blood tests can reveal what you’ve been eating, new study finds Parenting Give newborn to mom right away – after moving the electrodes Medical Demon disease, worse than HIV: Soweto women's views on breast cancer Diet and nutrition What happens to your body when you eat spicy food? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.