How to Overcome Those New Year Blues

January 16th is the day our ‘New Year’ optimism starts to fade, a study has found. Millions of Britons claim to start the New Year feeling positive and full of hope for the year ahead, but see their upbeat thoughts take a downturn after just two weeks.

By 16th January, we become gloomy and fed up thanks to a struggle to stick with New Year’s resolutions, the cold, wet weather and trying to keep bank balances afloat until the next payday.

'Read More' Top of ‘NEW’ New Year’s Resolutions

Traditional New Year resolutions, such as quitting smoking, have been replaced by modern life changes like reading more and saving money, a study has revealed.

New technology and healthier lifestyles mean three quarters of Brits have binned ‘old fashioned’ vows relating to smoking, alcohol and exercise.

Current top resolutions are reading more books and saving money, the poll of 2,000 people found. The third biggest aim is losing weight while redecorating the house came fourth. In fifth place was taking better photographs on iPhones or iPads.

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:  

Motivation the Key as Two out of Three Resolutions Fail

Research suggest that 66% of Brits abandon their New Year’s Resolutions, with many people citing lack of motivation as the main reason for giving up. An online voucher code and money saving website investigated whether Brits stick to their resolutions or not, what they tend to give up and if they fail, why.  

Why Eating Out Can Help Those in Need

If your New Year’s Resolution is to stop eating out of your lap and get out to more restaurants, you could  do that at the same time as contributing to charity, making this resolution a real two-for-one. 

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