Did you know that only around 8% of people actually achieve their resolutions each year?
Also, another interesting statistic is that only 75% of those who set resolutions follow through with them after just the first week. Yes, that means that 25% give up THAT soon!
As you can see, the majority of people don’t make it far with their yearly goals.
However, that doesn’t mean you have to be included in that statistic.
Before you completely throw out the idea of New Year’s resolutions and judge people who create them, please keep the below statistic from Statistic Brain in mind:
People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.
This is why setting yearly goals for yourself is so important. You are much more likely to stay motivated and reach your goals when you actually set them. [Read more…]