The New Year is fast approaching and many folks are probably already thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. But according to a new survey, it looks like many people may be skipping that this year.
A new Medifast poll finds:
- Only 44% of Americans plan to make a New Year’s resolution in 2022.
- That’s down from 50% last year.
- Of those surveyed, only 10% of people say they stick with their resolutions.
- 47% say they break their New Year’s resolutions within the first month.
- The most common New Year’s resolution for 2021 was to lose weight (23%).
- It was also he one most frequently broken (33%).
So, what is keeping most people from sticking to their resolutions?
- Excuses include:
- Loss of motivation (48%)
- Not having a plan (30%)
- Not having the right support (22%)
- Setting too many resolutions (19%)
- Overly ambitious goals (15%)
As for what resolutions people plan to make for 2022, the top three include:
- Focusing on financial health (49%)
- Improving health and wellness holistically (46%)
- Focusing on self-care or body positivity (43%)
Source: Yahoo Finance