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The breaking point for New Year’s resolutions

Whether they’re trying to lose a few pounds or quit a bad habit, nearly two-thirds give up during the first month.

These are times that try men’s souls — or at least their New Year’s resolutions. Whether you promised yourself to drop a few pounds or save a few dollars, chances are good many of you will eventually throw in the towel (nearly two-thirds of those in the very first month). So here we are, halfway to February. Are you feeling strong? To view the graphic, click here.

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