10 Most Commonly Broken New Year’s Resolutions (Reinterpreted for the Road)

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(c) Rafi78, Stock Free Images & Dreamstime Stock Photos

365 days always expire a lot faster than my resolutions do.  One list gets added to the next, and suddenly 2013 includes things from as far back as 2008, like “Learn Spanish.”  No espanol, five years running.

The problem?  Even a routine – much less a disciplined goal – is difficult to maintain through all the distractions of a long-term traveling lifestyle.

So this year, I’m recycling the failed resolutions of everyone else.  Throughout January, join me for a fresh twist on old, unsuccessful ideas.  Whether we’re moving or planting roots, aren’t we always on the road to a happier, richer existence?

Top 10 Most Commonly Broken New Year’s Resolutions

1.) Travel to new places.

2.) Get out of debt/ Save money

3.) Eat healthier/ Diet

4.) Loose weight/ Get fit

5.) Spend more time with family

6.) Drink less

7.) Be less stressed

8.) Volunteer

9.) Learn something new

10.) Quit a bad habit

More to come…

3 responses to “10 Most Commonly Broken New Year’s Resolutions (Reinterpreted for the Road)

  1. So because I knew that New Years Resolutions are hard to maintain I decided not to make any promises this year, instead, I decided to reward myself for every new thing I did that changed my way of living, like having different food habits, and even the way I look at food, that even led me to exercise more, and enjoy more what I eat. it’s been a good year. How is yours?

    • Coincidently, my next resolution post will be along identical lines – we should focus on adding improvements, not chipping away at past faults! Well said, Marcos. My year? Thanks for asking- I’m following your motto: still biting my nails, but eating fruit every day and reading at least 30 minutes each morning. Happy 2013!

  2. That sounds great, what I also started doing was just checking how many calories I was eating daily, scanning products and looking it up online. Not necessarily to diet, but to be more aware of what I am putting in my body. I lost 8 pounds in a couple weeks. I feel healthier

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