Resolutions are too large and grand. Habits are very granular and lead you in a general direction. Short-term goals form a nice meeting place between the two.
I’ve been following a monthly schedule for my goal-setting. It offers enough time to do something substantial, while also allowing for quick wins or course corrections. In doing so, I’m seeking a balance of things to focus on for a given month.
I’ve broken my goals into four categories
Between them, I’ve been able to shoehorn each of my resolutions. With trial and error, I’ve realized what works best for me is to have a simple template that tracks up to 3 items on each of these categories on a monthly basis.
I created a cut of it on Canva that I’ve attached below to give you a starting point for what might work for you