Science-Proven Ways To Stick To Your New Year’s Resolutions [Infographic]

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Did you know that only about 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions each year? It’s actually quite troubling, considering that the most popular intentions have to do with self-improvement or education-related goals.

If you’re one of those people who abandons your newly made resolutions two weeks into the near year, here are some tips to help you succeed in 2016. 

The following infographic, created by Happily, creatively outlines scientifically-validated methods that can help you keep your inspired resolutions. 

Having a SMART plan (one that is specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and time-specific) is only one of the suggestions. Check out the other helpful strategies below!

Credit: Happily
Credit: Happily

Don’t forget! People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.

It’s better to try and fail 99 times, then succeed the 100th, than to never have started at all.

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