New Year’s Resolutions

General Health
How to keep our New Year’s resolutions: Seven science-based strategies In his Daily Article today, Dr. Jim Dennison writes: Researchers say about 60 percent of us make resolutions each new year. That’s a remarkable figure. It’s higher than the percentage of Americans who vote in presidential elections or the percentage of Americans ages eighteen and older who are married. However, researchers report that only about 8 percent of us are successful at keeping the resolutions we make. How can we do better? Here are seven science-based strategies: Pick a theme for your year based on what changes would make you happiest, then develop habits during the year to fulfill it.Enhance habits by identifying what motivates them and finding better ways to meet that underlying need.Begin forming a habit by working…
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