Sunday, February 27, 2011

Saving your New Year Resolutions

All the parties and celebrations to welcome the New Year feel like a long time ago.

Remember the New Year Resolutions you made?

Are you still going about it as enthusiastically and as determined as you first made them or have you waved the white flag?

If you have given up on your New Year resolutions, you are not alone. A research done by John Norcross, a psychology professor from the University of Scranton in the United States found that 25 percent of people who make New Year resolutions abandon their resolutions after one week. Even if you are still sticking to your New Year resolutions, you may want to read on as the same research found that when June comes around, the percentage of people who abandon their resolutions totals 85%!

Here are some pointers (the same ones we were first taught when writing compositions in schools) to save our New Year Resolutions: Who, What, When, Where, Why and How (in no particular order)