The end of a year is not just a time that we spend partying, drinking and having fun with our friends and families. For almost a half of people all over the world, it is also a while when they evaluate what they have done during the year and what they should change in the upcoming year. In the U.S., 45% of people make New Year resolutions. To see what the most common resolutions are and why it can be so difficult to actually keep them, check out todayÂ´s post dedicated to the most common New Year resolutions.
20. Get out of debt
thesmartmoneylife.com Paying off debts is a popular resolution that many have difficulty accomplishing. Keeping this resolution often requires a major reduction of peopleÂ´s comfort and conventional habits which is something many people don’t want to give up.
15. Manage stress better
incedogroup.com What sounds like a natural and reasonable resolution is very often difficult, vague and hardly a measurable thing with only about 5% of people actually doing it. There are some psychological strategies on how to handle stress but they are extremely hard to acquire. In fact, stressing less is likely to be the very first resolution you’ll break this new year.
10. Learn a new language
www.dumblittleman.com Learning a new language is a good idea and this resolution ranks among those that quite a high percentage of people actually keep. Especially if they choose a language that is not that difficult to learn.
5. More biking
ragbrai.com Every year, millions of people all over the world resolve to use their bikes much more than they did the year before. Some even plan to commute to work on bikes instead of using a car. The resolution is not only good for our health and budget but it’s also friendly to Mother Nature. Unfortunately, the enthusiasm is very often replaced with comfort and laziness and the bikes soon end up on the very same spot in the garage where it spent most of the previous year.
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