Stop smoking, lose weight, self-improvement?  How well are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions?

We are over a month into the New Year.  How many of you have kept to your New Year’s Resolutions?

Congratulations if you have.  If not why?

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Resolutions

A resolution is when a person makes a commitment to change an undesired trait or behavior, to accomplish a personal or otherwise improve their life.

A resolution is not a wish that suddenly comes into your head on Jan 1 each year.

 

A look at Statistics

Top New Year’s Resolutions:

  1. Lose Weight/healthier eating
  2. Life/self-improvements
  3. Better financial decisions
  4. Quit smoking
  5. Do more exciting things
  6. Spend more time with family/close friends
  7. Work out more often
  8. Learn something new on my own
  9. Do more good deeds for others
  10. Find the love of my life
  11. Find a better job
  12. Other

 

Percent of Americans who;

Usually make New Year’s   Resolutions                            41%

Infrequently       make New Year’s   Resolutions             17%

Absolutely never make New Year’s   Resolutions            42%

 

Percent who felt they were:

Successful                                                                             9.2%

Infrequent success                                                            48.4%

Never succeed and fail                                                     42.4%

 

People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.

 

Resolutions accomplished in:

1st week                                             72.6%

Past two weeks                                68.4%

Past one month                                58.4%

Past six months                                44.8%

www.statisticbrain.com/new-years-resolutions-statistics

 Why and What can be done

The reason resolutions fail is that people don’t put enough effort to allow them to succeed.

Many people have stopped making resolutions because they don’t work.

If you want to succeed you need to make plans and get ready.

Even if you want to make a change, it is not easy to make systematic changes in your behavior.  We have habits that get in the way of achieving our goals.    We have created an environment that supports our habits and sometimes the people around us support our behavior.

You can create a new environment and ask for support for your new behavior from those around you.

Set positive goals rather than negative goals.  A positive goals is something you want to do, a negative goals is something you want to stop doing.

Your goals need to be realistic and achievable

The key is to make the new desirable behavior easy and undesirable behavior hard.

Remember take care of yourself, be kind to yourself, plan ahead and believe you can be successful

Among the common reason people fail include: unrealistic goals, failure to keep track of their progress, forgetting about the goal or just deciding they are not motivated and giving up.

Reticular Activating System.

Your center of motivation is found in the reticular activating system in the brain.  This is the attention center.  This is where the world outside of you and your thoughts and feelings from inside of you meet.  It plays a significant role in determining whether a person can learn and remember things well or not, on whether or not a person is impulsive or self-controlled, on whether or not a person has high or low motor activity levels, and on whether or not a person is highly motivated or bored easily.        www.innovateus.net/health/what-function-reticular-activating-system

The RAS is important in attention and goal-achievement.  This is one of the reasons that hypnosis is so effective to change behaviors and keep you motivated to achieve your goals.

In Summary

Set or reset your resolutions, your goals.

Be realistic, be specific, set a time frame.

Plan how to achieve the goals

Be good and kind to yourself

Don’t give up on your goals

Watch for our new blogs with more details on goals setting and decision making

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