When it comes to keeping New Year's resolutions the first 30 days are key. Researchers have found that people who follow through on their resolutions for 30 days are three times more likely to succeed in keeping them long term.
Getting to that point, however, can be a big challenge. Overall, nearly half of all people who make a resolution quit at some point. More than a third drop their resolution at some point during the first 30 days.
To help people get through the first 30 days after making their resolutions, Rory Vaden, author of the New York Times bestseller "Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success" (Perigee, January 2013) offers the following tips.
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Two of three budding tropical systems in the Atlantic will approach the Caribbean, Central America and the United States in the coming days.
Severe flooding has killed nearly 300 people since last week across northeastern India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
More than 300 people were killed in Sierra Leone due to flooding and mudslides, with an estimated 600 people still missing.
It’s now the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin and with that comes the threat of an active September and the possibility of activity in October and beyond.
The arrival of autumn will bring significant changes to the weather across much of Europe.
A storm system will continue its trek eastward, impacting the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with severe thunderstorms through Thursday.
Overall, few travel problems are anticipated this weekend for those traveling in hopes to see the best view of Monday's total solar eclipse. However, there will be some trouble spots due to storms.
Don’t count on the moon to protect your eyes from frying during the Great American Eclipse.