Did you take the time to put together your New Year’s Resolution? Did you buy a planner? Did you take any action to move closer to your goals?
Now before you answer, I think you should know that most of us do not. And those that did take action— the majority will quit after the first 2 weeks.
According to a recent study from the University of Scranton, only 8% of all people actually achieve their New Year’s resolutions.
What stops us from achieving our goals? It's what occurs between your ears: your brain. A part of our brain is responsible for keeping us safe and what we have always done keeps us safe.
In other words, change is a risk we are hardwired to resist.
Further, when we set intentions, we're usually looking at what’s wrong with our life–– as if we're broken and we need resolutions to fix the problem. When you approach change in this manner, we're...