I read a great article about 29 ways to change successfully. It starts with a great quote “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Which is from Aristotle.Meanwhile over in Japan they have launched the Whopper 7 hamburger (a whopper with 7 patties to coincide with the release of Windows 7). You can barely pick it up let alone, fit it in your mouth.
We've talked about some of these in the past such as “one vice at a time.” If you try to lose weight and stop smoking it may be too much change at one time. Do one or the other, and then move on to the next.
Write things down, and start the right way. Identifying your triggers to help avoid them (or come up with an alternative).
Renew your progress, and your commitment by tracking yourself (how do you know if you are on course if you are not tracking your weight, food, exercise, etc).