Every year, millions of people make resolutions for the new year, but a study published in the journal PLOS One found that 80 per cent would have fallen off the wagon by the middle of February. The truth is, it’s not impossible to stick to them. However, we tend to set big, hairy and audacious resolutions that aren’t easy to follow through. Experts say it would be easier if you set specific resolutions like “I want to lose 0.5kg every month”, instead of saying “I want to lose weight”.
Positive resolutions make it easier for you to conjure good thoughts about the outcome like “Eat more greens” vs “No more chips!”. Finally, experts agree that it’s more sustainable to focus on the process and take small, proven steps. We’re all about keeping up the good energy, so here’s a list of realistic resolutions you can hold us to in 2022.