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Support Group Will Discuss How to Get SMART About Goal Setting

If you’re serious about achieving your goals, make them SMART.

S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym that stands for specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely; this month’s Diabetes Support Group will discuss “How to Make Resolutions Stick with S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting” on Wednesday, January 6.

“As a registered dietitian, I’ve seen many people break resolutions and promises aimed at creating a healthy lifestyle,” says Humboldt General Hospital Nutrition Services Director Tiffani Nalivka.

“People are always rushing and looking for the quick fix, but a quick fix is quickly broken. Starting a good foundation of health and wellness in your life is the way to go.”

SMART goals—those that specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely—are helpful for keeping people focused on doing the things that bring them closer to their goal, says Nalivka, and staying away from the self-destructive behaviors they may revert to in absence of a plan.

Wednesday’s group will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Sarah Winnemucca conference room; HGH Wellness Coordinator Billie Lucero will facilitate the evening’s discussion.

The Diabetes Support Group is open to people with diabetes, prediabetes, caregivers and those who are interested in preventing diabetes; there is no charge to attend, and all ages are welcome.

For more information, please email Lucero at lucerob@hghospital.org, or call (775) 623-5222, ext. 1297.

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