Confession: I've secretly been stalking your Facebook pages to see what, if any at all, your New Year's resolution is; and by the looks of it, most of us all fall in the same category: we want to live a healthier lifestyle.

Most of us, if not all, will also not be successful, and it's not for lack of trying; it's just science. According to Mental Floss, only eight percent of people who make New Year's resolutions actually succeed in achieving their goal(s.)

So, overall, what is the ultimate goal? Mental Floss, with some help from Body Nutrition, released a map of the "Most Popular New Year's Resolutions in Each State" and if your resolution was to work out more, you're not alone.

Mental Floss
Mental Floss

"Exercising more" fell into a much larger category by Business Wire who also took a look at what Americans wanted to do to make improvements to their lives in the upcoming year and they found that people in Illinois, as a whole, want to "live a healthier lifestyle."

Whether it's to stop smoking, get more sleep, eating healthier, or exercising more, here's to a successful 2017.


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