New Years Resolution-Optional?

As each Christmas sadly ends, and all the tamales are eaten, new years resolutions start popping into your head. I am all for resolutions, despite knowing hardly anyone ever keeps them past January. This new January, I am on a quest to make a list of resolutions and keep them. In order to maintain my sanity, and keep a healthy dose of insanity this new year, I need to have a list of goals I must accomplish. Being at such a confusing state of my life, early twenties, there is still so much I want to do and run in so many directions that I need to keep a focused check-off list. This will create a reminder and encouragement system for myself, letting me know I am doing what I want and need to do with my young life, while it’s young.

This is my list. What’s Yours?

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Also, I grabbed this from Statistic Brain and thought it was pretty interesting..looks like those in their twenties have a decent chance of keeping their resolutions!

Rank Top 10 New Years resolutions for 2012
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%
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  1. Pingback: Resolution #14: Take Advice | Tha Bees-Knees

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