Planning on making a New Year resolution for 2019? Before you do, make sure you carry out your research and know what you’re getting yourself in for. After-all, the three most common reasons behind failed resolutions include – not keeping track of progress, setting unrealistic goals, as well as just forgetting about the resolution entirely.

Did you know that 80% of people fail to stick to their resolution for longer than 6 weeks? That’s pretty shocking! However, it isn’t actually that surprising since it can take up to 66 days to form a new lifestyle habit. Therefore, once you’re past the 66 day mark with your resolution, then you’ll have a habit for life and will be well worth the commitment.

Where exactly did the New Year resolution come from anyway though and why is it a tradition? The below infographic, designed by JD Williams, outlines all about resolutions – the who, what, where, when, why and how, as well as comparing the traits of a resolution breaker vs a resolution keeper. Which one will you be?

The infographic also outlines the top 10 resolutions from 2018, what quitters’ day is and how to avoid it, as well as some top resolution ideas you could make for 2019. Good luck with those resolutions and let us know how you get on!

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