No matter what your New Year’s Resolutions are, is important to make sure you are mentally prepared for any type of behavior change. Did you know a habit takes 21 days to develop?! How about getting in the habit of being happy this New Year? Planning is the key when striving to reach new goals. Let us help, we are featuring the 30 Day Happiness Challenge in the January issue of the Mental Health Association Newsletter but offering a sneak peek of it here! (30 Day Happiness Challenge [pdf]) If you commit to thirty days, 3-4 weeks is all the time you need to form a new healthy habit. For more tips and advice on how to prepare mentally for a healthier new year subscribe to the MHA newsletter by e-mailing email@example.com! Or visit the MHA’s website www.mhacortland.com.