It’s Christmas Eve, the time of year people begin thinking about New Year resolutions, positive changes they hope to make in their lives across the next 12 months. Despite best intentions, recent surveys suggest around 90% of us will fail within the first 4 weeks of trying.
If you’re a ‘glass half full’ kind of person, you might say there’s no point in making a concerted effort towards change, arguing that the bluster and good cheer of the Christmas season makes people overly ambitious and hopeful about the New Year – “I’ll only fail and feel worse about myself”. Sound familiar?
Think positively: before you decide not to make any resolutions for 2015, ask yourself how you could bring about lasting change.
Here are a few thoughts for you…