Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Mean Something
Almost all of us feel the desire or obligation, at this time, to make one or two New Year’s resolutions. Staunch promises that we will take the actions necessary to achieve our goals and create an improved future for ourselves.
Research suggests, however, that just 8% of people will actually stick to their guns and achieve those goals.
There are a number of reasons for this high failure rate, the principal one being that, for most, doing nothing requires far less effort than taking action. Human beings, broadly, are far more likely than not to gravitate towards the easiest option…the path of least resistance. This can often be attributed to a lack of desire or, more often, a lack of confidence in one’s ability to succeed. Why waste effort on something that is doomed to fail anyway?
So here’s a quick tip for success…make sure that your New Year’s resolution means something to you. Find your passion!
This video illustrates something that I’m very passionate about and one of my personal New Year’s resolutions is to become more environmentally aware and proactive through 2016.
Decide what’s important to you. Align your resolutions with the things that you’re passionate about and you’re far more likely to be one of the successful 8%.
A happy New Year to you all and very best wishes for 2016.
Dedicated to your success,