Lisa Allen

Be Among the 8%
Be Among the 8%

We do it at the beginning of every year – make New Year’s resolutions.  Usually it’s to lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle, or spend more time enjoying family and friends.  Alarmingly, though, only 8% of us who make resolutions end up keeping them. 

Three times in the last decade I made the resolution to lose weight.  It actually worked twice and I kept the weight off for a while, but ended up putting it back on.  I also made a resolution one year to keep a journal inspired by the movie “Bridget Jones’ Diary,” with the idea that I would eventually write a book based on my experiences.  That fizzled after two entries. 

So, what can you do to help you keep your resolutions? 

1)  Keep it simple

2)  Make it tangible

3) Make it obvious

4)  Keep believing you can do it

For more details and tips, check out this article from FORBES:

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