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How to Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolution

By Dr. Jeff Godin Ph.D., CSCS, CISSN and Tammy Godin, B.A.B.

Seventy-eight percent of people fail at achieving their New Year’s resolution. Why? Is it because their goals are too lofty and will-power is crushed? Maybe they're in the contemplation stage of making a habit change and don’t know how to prepare and take action. Or is it because they're focused on the negative and not the positive aspects of their goal? Is it because they're extrinsically motivated, not intrinsically motivated, and when results don’t happen overnight they get frustrated?

Some common New Year’s resolutions: “I am going to lose weight,” “I am going to exercise [...]