Archive Monthly Archives: December 2009

3 key reasons why New Year’s resolutions don’t work…and what to do about it.

Every year at this time, millions of people pledge to themselves and their friends what is going to change in the new year – the dreaded New Year’s Resolutions. I want to lose weight, I want to stop smoking, I want to save more money and get out of debt. But numerous research studies confirm that nearly 95% of all resolutions are never achieved. In fact, most resolutions or goals for the year are well off-track by the middle of February, and are completely forgotten four months later.

How is it that millions of people want something that is important to them, is absolutely possible to achieve, will provide tremendous benefits and rewards, yet they fail so miserably at getting what they want?

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Are you resistant to change?

C.H.A.N.G.E. The final frontier…  The big C-word is an inevitable part of life, but something most of us resist on a daily basis. We like to think we’re flexible, that we can always ‘go with the flow’. But instead, many of us simply tie ourselves even tighter to our mast of familiarity.

... turn and face the strain

Find something you’re scared of, and 9 times out of 10 it involves some kind of change in your life: new job, new relationship, new hair colour, new house, new school, new teacher, new country, new car! The list is endless.

So why do we resist? And how can we overcome the fear of change? Or rather, do we really have to?

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iTunes Reviews

Paul, Sam, Gina and Chris – the Action Podcast team – have been recording and uploading our motivational podcasts for a whole year now. Thanks to you our shows on the internet and iTunes are gaining increasing recognition and some great feedback from you, the listeners.

We would love to celebrate our special birthday with a few of your comments and reviews via the iTunes store.

Please take a few minutes to log in to iTunes and register your customer rating and a customer review.

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Thanks you so much in advance – we look forward to reading your reviews soon!

Paul, Sam, Gina and Chris
The Action Podcast Team