Thursday, 27 December 2012 19:18

Why people break New Year's resolutions

Most of us are guilty of make New Year's resolutions only to end up breaking them. According to a study from the University of Scranton, 45 percent of Americans will make New Year's resolutions, but only 8 percent will actually see them through. For the first week, 75 percent of people will keep their resolutions, however 54 percent will fail after six months.

New Year's resolutions are broken mainly because we get too enthusiastic and end up over-committing ourselves. Look at some of the top five New Year's resolutions they sound easy enough, but they are not:

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