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The year 2016 may go down in as one of the best years for people to stick to their New Year's resolutions. These are the people make to themselves at the of the year to lose weight, save , stop , etc. Research shows that around half of all adults make New Year’s resolutions but than 10 per cent of them keep to these promises. Many people make goals at the beginning of January but have given up by February. The reason people do not stick to their resolutions is because they are too . People think it will be easy to change their , but many resolutions need a lot of willpower and many are difficult to change.

Researchers in the USA asked people about their resolutions for 2016. Top of the was to live life to the . Nearly half (45.7%) of those who took the said they planned to set this as one of their for 2016. The second most popular was to live a healthier lifestyle, with in five (41.1%) saying this would be one of their aims. Losing was third on the list (39.6% of people) and wanting to spend more time with family and friends (33.2%) was fourth. The survey found that young people are making more resolutions than people. Those in the 18-34 age group made an of three resolutions for 2016, while older people decided on two.

 
 

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