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Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Change in the air?

By Lizzie Haldane

Daily Calendar
New Year. New you?

Ring in 2013 with accountability. People who make New Year's resolutions are 10 times more likely to successfully establish change than non-resolvers who have identical goals and comparable motivation to change, according to a 2002 study by Dr. John C. Norcross at the University of Scranton. That said, the fitness-related goals may be the toughest to reach. According to, 73 percent of people who make fitness-based New Year's resolutions give up on those goals before they are met.

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