Skip to comments.The politics of New Year’s resolutions
Posted on 01/05/2011 9:21:45 PM PST by AustralianConservative
Getting healthy is a top priority
One of my New Years resolutions is health-related. Im not alone. Steve Vernon of moneywatch.com states: According to a recent poll taken by the Society of Actuaries, about 80 percent of respondents said that taking care of their health was their top strategy for managing their medical bills, well ahead of buying medical insurance. He advises: Take just a few steps in January to establish good nutrition habits, and youll be well on your way to improving your health and increasing your lifespan. (In America, it will take energy to escape Obama-approved death panels.)
2011 doesnt look like a green year
Returning to the Barna Group survey, we see that Americans arent as green as Hollywoods jetsetters. Really: When it comes to the types of resolutions people make, Americans not surprisingly focus on self-oriented changes. Among those planning to make resolutions, the top pledges for 2011 relate to weight, diet and health (30%); money, debt and finances (15%); personal improvement (13%); addiction (12%); job and career (5%); spiritual or church-related (5%); and educational (4%). David Kinnaman, president of the Barna Group noted, virtually none of the survey respondents mentioned anything about becoming more green.
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