The resolution you're most likely to have given up on by now

Rectangle_large

Posted on: 05 February 2019 by Dennis Star

We all know that, if you made a New Year's resolution at the start of 2019, it's getting tougher to stick to it now we're into February. While people who join a gym tend to get the worst reputation, they're easily not the worst for giving up.

In fact, half the people who made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking this year have already broken their promise and stopped trying. Meanwhile, gym-goers from January are still going strong.

According to New Year, Same You? signing up to a gym in January may carry a reputation of being one of the most short-lived promises for self-improvement but, in fact, nearly eight out of ten (77%) of those who joined one for the New Year are still regularly going. It will actually take until the middle of September for half to throw in their workout towels.

People who have been trying to cut down on alcohol have faced the second biggest challenge. Despite their well-meaning intentions, almost a quarter (23%) didn’t even make it halfway through January, and now 38% have picked up the bottle again.

Righteousness is no guarantee of perseverance either. Promising to donate more to charity throughout 2019 is the third most-quit resolution by the first week of February. Exactly one in three potential regular charity donors have now either given up on the thought or cancelled their payments.

In fact, the first two weeks of January see one in ten people give up on their New Year’s resolutions on average, despite the intention being to pursue them over the whole year.

The New Year’s resolutions that most people have quit by now are:

1. Quit smoking - 49%
2. Drink less or give up alcohol - 38%
3. Donate to charity - 33%
4. Eat more healthily - 30%
5. Improve sleep pattern - 27%

Share with friends



Profile_user

Dennis Star

Do you agree with this Blog? Agree 100% Disagree 0%
You need to be signed in to rate.
Profile_user

James Maxton posted 18 May 2019

Everything is very open with a very clear clarification of the issues. It was definitely informative. Your site is very helpful. Thanks for sharing!

<a href="https://www.writingpearl.co.uk/assignment-writing-services/">assignment writing services Uk</a>

Profile_user

Lara Si posted 24 January 2020

If your New Year's resolution is to open a business, you'll want to make sure you choose the right printer for your office! Check out West Coast Office Equipment for examples of great printers and great advice.

Profile_user

Oliver Richard posted 01 April 2020

I will design this type of room as my small office in the house. The best essay writing services are offering the professional editing service which you can use for your work.

Profile_user

Grady Hansen posted 10 June 2020

In this mood we cannot even understand that things that we are doing. We tried something different in www.cleangrillsoflasvegas.com for making ourselves refresh and energetic. But panic doesn’t means that we forget about all the manners and start behaving so arrogant with all.

Profile_user

Wesley Burris posted 23 September 2020

Oppo phones is the indian cell phone ranges. That cell phone was first published by Hritick which is famous Bollywood actor. The Office Cleaning and closing style of that phone are making them unique. But they are less prudent to heat and resistance.

Profile_user

Aiden Aiden1 posted 15 October 2020

Is it really that bad if I've given up on this resolution? I think this resolution won't help me with 3d print figure, and that's why I have given up on it. If you think I've done the wrong thing, please send me a message.

Profile_user

GabrielWrenfordsley GabrielWrenfordsley posted 17 October 2020

Gym and playing sports greatly affects our lifestyle. When we don't care about our health and we eat http://www.flooringroundrock.net/ all the day without even considering about the disadvantages of too much eating. Then we need to know the importance of physical exercises and gym in our life and Doctors also recommend to join gym to maintain our health and also advise us to eat a well balanced diet.

Profile_user

Ebony Brennan posted 19 October 2020

It is such a sad news to hear about his death. I would be good if the cause of death can be known, but it is due to drug overdose seems suspicious to me. On Interior Painter in Fountain Hills you can know more about the adverse effects of overdosing yourself with even pharmaceutical drugs.



Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned!