Local licensed psychotherapist shares tips about goal setting in the new year

Licensed psychotherapist and life coach offers "Closer Look" host Rose Scott essential tips to accomplishing goals throughout the new year. (Courtesy of Jennifer Lester)

Jennifer Lester, a licensed psychotherapist and life coach, says that when it comes to accomplishing your new year goals, it’s important to break them down into smaller steps.

“Small progress is still progress,” said Lester on Wednesday’s edition of “Closer Look.”

She further talked with program host Rose Scott about why it’s important to set SMART goals and to celebrate small victories along the way.

“Motvatgation gets you started; inspiration keeps you going,” said Lester.