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COACH yourself to success

January 01, 2021

Make this year's batch of New Year's resolutions stick by taking a new approach.


It's a new year, and you've got a resolution in mind. Whether it's aiming for a healthier diet, improving your stress management, or finally committing to that daily workout, achieving your goal probably won't be easy. Resolutions made on New Year's Day are often in the trash bin by Valentine's Day. But this year can be different if you learn how to COACH yourself to success.

Dr. Beth Frates, an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School, designed a strategy she calls COACH to move you toward your goals. It's a process that can help sidestep pitfalls that may have derailed you in the past.

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