It’s estimated that 60% of people make a New Year’s resolution, but only about 8% keep them through to the end of the year.
Given this sobering statistic, is it an exercise in masochism to make a resolution in the first place?
While the statistical odds of fulfilling a New Year’s resolution are low, they are reportedly 10% MORE LIKELY to be fulfilled than more casually defined goals. That is to say, articulating a goal as a resolution for the New Year increases your likelihood of achieving it by 10 times.
Enthused by this second statistic, I’m sharing my three wardrobe goals for 2016 with a few insights from Psychology Today on how to make resolutions that stick!