Creating an intention sets the tone and guides your decision making. Instead of setting the same ole' goal every year and giving up half way through, try to connect to the overall theme or a feeling you'd like to experience more often in the new year.
If you were writing a book chapter or a movie, what would it be called?
Give your new year a title and consider what kind of person you would have to be in order to have those types of experiences.
What would you have to give up in order to welcome more of what you want?
How can you connect to the energy of what you want to welcome and attract?