Are you ready for your New Year’s revolution?
No, that’s not a typo. We make resolutions, wanting to achieve revolutions.
We resolve to go to the gym, or to stop smoking, or to walk more, or to eat better…wanting a revolution in our health.
We resolve to work less on nights and weekends, or to spend more time with our families, or to find a new job with better hours, wanting a revolution in our work-life balance.
We resolve to be more selective about who we date, or to stop cheating on our partner, or to be more attentive at home, wanting a revolution in our love life.
62% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions.
8% of them are successful in achieving their goals.
We make resolutions, wanting revolutions.
Resolutions are about actions, things we will start doing, stop doing, or do differently. But if those changes in your actions are intended to produce significant shifts in your life, it is likely that you will be among the 92% who do not succeed with your revolution. [Read more…]