Saturday, December 27, 2014

December 17 Call-in on resolutions!

Lara joined me for a conversation about resolutions!

Here are the talking notes.

New Year Resolutions, do you make them? Do you keep them? Are they depressing is you don’t keep them?

What resolution will you make this year?


What is your strategy to keep your resolution?



Rank
Top 10 New Years resolutions for 2014
1
Lose Weight
2
Getting Organized
3
Spend Less, Save More
4
Enjoy Life to the Fullest
5
Staying Fit and Healthy
6
Learn Something Exciting
7
Quit Smoking
8
Help Others in Their Dreams
9
Fall in Love
10
Spend More Time with Family


News Years Resolution Statistics
Data
Percent of Americans who usually make New Year’s Resolutions
45%
Percent of Americans who infrequently make New Year’s Resolutions
17%
Percent of Americans who absolutlely never make New Year’s Resolutions
38%
Percent of people who are successful in achieving their resolution
8%
Percent who have infrequent success
49%
Percent who never succeed and fail on their resolution each year
24%
People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions
Type of Resolutions (Percent above 100% because of multiple resolutions)
Data
Self Improvement or education related resolutions
47%
Weight related resolutions
38%
Money related resolutions
34%
Relationship related resolutions
31%
Age Success Rates
Data
Percent of people in their twenties who achieve their resolution each year
39%
Percent of people over 50 who achieve their resolution each year
14%
Length of Resolutions
Data
Resolution maintained through first week
75%
Past two weeks
71%iuiuiiiik
Past one month
64%
Past six months
46%


Tags:

http://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/features/new-years-resolutions-1-month-later


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