A non-fiction article by Shayne McClendon.
Around this time, the expectation for you to set goals for the coming year is incredibly high. New Year’s resolutions have a long (and often frustrating) history.
Here is a list of the most popular resolutions made at the end of every calendar year. They’re also the ones that most often remain unfulfilled.
- Start working out
- Improve nutrition
- Save money and work down debt
- Lower stress
- Decrease alcohol consumption
- Quit smoking
- Spend more quality time with family
- Take up a new hobby or go back to school
These are valid goals, certainly. Any of them have the potential to better your life and the lives of those around you. If you’re a person who makes New Year’s resolutions, you’re probably a person who shares them with friends or family.
That’s your first step to making sure you don’t complete them.
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