The Energizer

Resilient Insights for Work & Life

Featured Image

Three Hot Tips for a Resilient New Year

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, January 07, 2019

Let’s get one thing straight from the start. Resolutions do not work. According to my colleague John Blumberg, in his Front Porch ezine, only 14% of people over 50 actually achieve their New Year's resolution each year. A 2014 study in the Journal of Clinical Psychology at the University of Scranton revealed this dismal statistic. The same study noted that resolutions made by those in their twenties were achieved almost 40% of the time. While still low, it was much higher than their older counterparts. 


Subscribe to My Blog!

Like My Blog?

Please share it!

Recents Posts




preresilience Walk For Hunger Hurricane Irma Leaders Open Doors Book goals Education Radical Resiliency teams Branding Politics Listening U.S.A.A. Vacation Learned Optimism Twas The Night Before Christmas Motivating Others Meetings Leadership Skills Spelling Bee Charity Stress Sheryl Sandberg Travel Ecotourism The Last Jedi e-mail Change Humor Christmas ecology Persuasion Napping love resiliency Jewish Labor Day Gifts From The Mountain More Fun at Work Talk Ain't Cheap Book Road Trip Relationships Soft Skills Memorial Day Exercise Intentions Mark Scharenbroich Communication Voting Yoga Engaged Workers Speaking Seder Eve Writing Optimism Emotional Intelligence Trust resilience Mother's Day Environtment Bill Treasurer Dogs angels Sales Social Media Tornadoes in Texas Positive Brain Repatterning resilient organizations coaching Strangers Energy creativity Multi-tasking Kindness Feedback USAA Career Advice Honoring Veterans Aging Nursing Vegan Arlington Cemetary Patriots John Havlik Office Celebrations Adaptability Girls Depression St. Patrick's Day holidays Disruption Reshaping the Brain Women Corporate Culture Your Resiliency GPS WASP gratitude Employee Attitude Interview Book Reviews Empathy civil discourse Sexual Harassment Married Building Resilience Alzheimer's Superbowl Option B work life balance Loss John Blumberg Divorce waiting customer service Adam Grant Happiness Boston Marathon Technology employees Sleeping Disrupt Marriage Postive Work Environment Survive Content Generation Energizing Networking Guns Deloitte Back To School resilient leaders Sustainability Energizing Others Henry VIII cancer stuck Suddenly Single earthquakes Faith servant leadership Laughter women in leadership Family LGBTQ Thanksgiving Adventure Hurricane Harvey employee retention Diversity Animals Humanity conscience Climate Change Children Fun Work Environment Idea New Year resolutions Bullying Siblings Burnout