Movies Provide Inspiration for Life Changing New Year’s Resolutions

With millions of people all across the country using today to come up with the New Year’s Resolutions that encompass all of their hopes and dreams; it seems that most will be drawing inspiration from the nation’s love of movies. Researchers studied 2,000 adults in the UK and revealed the average Briton now watches four films a week on average –  a staggering 208 every year, and according to the report, these films trigger a host of changes in our lives, including around the world trips, changes in careers – even ending relationships.

Increase the Staying Power of Your New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions have a bad reputation – probably because many people have a few thoughts about what they might do and call them resolutions when they are not really resolved at all.

The good news is that research shows that when people make real resolutions, around 40% are still on track 6 months later. That’s probably a higher proportion than most people think.

So how do you give yourself the best chance of being in that 40% who are maintaining or getting closer to their goal?

Have You Made a Real Resolution?

One in Three Ready for New Year Creative Career

Every year millions of Britons resolve to make a change in their work situation, with finding a new job one of the top New Year’s Resolutions. But new research has shown that over a third of us are ready to log off from their desk-bound jobs entirely and launch a creative career.

A study of 2,000 UK adults shows 35 per cent want to study subjects such as photography, music and interior design – rather than carry on with their existing roles. In fact, if money were no object eight in 10 people would leave their jobs immediately to pursue a fine craft profession.

A Souper Way to Start the New Year

As the hangover from the Christmas season begins to subside, it’s no surprise the nation’s focus is back to wellbeing, with more than half of Brits (54%) planning to eat more healthily. Every year sees Britons embrace a number of health food trends, from spiralizing to sprouting, juicing to fermenting – however the one to pay attention to is ‘souping’, according to research by Knorr.

Nearly Half of Britons Too Unfit to Run for Bus

If your fitness is a concern this New Year, then you are far from alone. Almost half of women (48%) have confessed to being so unfit they would get out of breath running for the bus, according to new statistics released by the British Heart Foundation.

Resolve to Show you Care This New Year

While the New Year is generally a time when many Resolve to improve themselves, it can be equally as important to use the New Year to demonstrate to those close to you that you still care about them. Cooking someone’s favourite meal, making them a cup of tea without being asked – and watching a TV show or film you hate but know they enjoy are among the top ways to show you care, a study has found.

Be SMARTER to Stick to New Year’s Resolutions

Every year millions all over the nation make New Year’s Resolutions; to improve their health, change their diet, or give up a bade habit. While many succeed, countless others find the initial hope and promise dissipates and the Resolutions fall by the wayside.

The New Year’s Resolution Show spoke to Philip Clarke, Lecturer of Psychology at University of Derby Online Learning (UDOL), who gave us his top tips for making sure you are one of those who stick to your New Year’s Resolutions this year:  

Be More this New Year

The start of a new year is the perfect time for a new you, to be the best you can be; to be more. For some, the turn of another year means yet more colder months, dark mornings and a serious case of the January blues. The Christmas tree comes down as the kids go back to school and the adults go back to work. But January does not need to be a month of low spirits, forgotten resolutions and winter colds; it’s the time to set new goals and reach new heights be it in your career, family life or personal ambitions.

Resolve to End Your "Life Crisis" this New Year

Almost half (44%) of the British public have either had or are going through a ‘life crisis’, a poll recently commissioned by The Open University has revealed. To help people restore their personal balance this New Year, The Open University is urging people to discover their ‘Plan P - their ‘Passion Plan’ – and Resolve to realise their unfulfilled ambitions.

Get Your Finances Into Gear This New Year

Taking control of your finances is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions, a perfect illustration that millions all over the country will be worrying about money this New Year. Not being in control of your money can be stressful and make you worry, especially after the money draining festive period.  

The New Year’s Resolution Show spoke to bad credit car finance specialists Reufused Car Finance and they gave us their tips for getting your finances under control so you can enjoy life more.

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