80% of new year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February according to USA Today.
January 1st always starts the same. New Year, New Me then we stick to our New Year’s Eve resolutions for a few weeks.
71%, of New Year’s resolutions revolve around weight loss and fitness. The next most common resolutions at 47% focuses on improving physical health and eating better. Learning new skills and hobbies, practicing self-care and spending more time with family and friends follow at approximately 15% each.
According to TIME magazine, here are the most common broken New Year’s Eve resolutions.
- Lose Weight and Get Into Shape
- Quite Smoking
- Learn Something New
- Eat Healthier and Start A Diet
- Save Money and Pay Off Debt
- Spend More Time With Family
- Travel To New Destinations
- Be Less Stressed
- Drink Less
It takes approximately 66 days for a habit to become automatic. Good habits, especially ones drastically different from typical lifestyles, are hard to get started and even harder to keep.
So maybe this year, be realistic about your goals for 2022. We recommend having specific markers and bite-sized goals discourages walking away from attainable achievements. Pick one goal and write out a plan to stick with that goal using achievable and measurable goals.
You Can DO This!
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