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New Year's Resolutions vs. Reality

Jan 13 2016 - 8:00am

Every year we make New Year's resolutions [1], and every year we're so optimistic that this is the year we'll get our sh*t together. But alas, maybe it's time we get real about what we're actually able to achieve in the New Year — not to say we should give up altogether. All we're saying is that our goals should be a bit more realistic. When aren't they? Well, here's how our unattainable New Year's resolutions typically fare by around February. . . . Are we right, or are we right?

Source: Gemma Correll via Society6 [2]

Resolution: Read More

Reality: Too Many Netflix Shows to Watch

Resolution: Save More

Source: Bravo [3]

Reality: Haven't Checked My Bank Statement in Weeks

Resolution: Drink Less

Source: LaFace Records [4]

Reality: Sober Is Boring

Resolution: Do More Good Deeds

Reality: Too Hungover to Function

Resolution: Gossip Less

Reality: Didn't Even Try

Resolution: Travel More

Reality: Blew Travel Savings on Shopping

Resolution: Have More Sex With Your S.O.

Reality: Maybe Tomorrow?

Source: Bravo [5]

Resolution: Get Organized

Reality: Haven't Done Laundry in Weeks

Resolution: Work Out More, and Eat Better

Source: Bravo [6]

Reality: Been to the Gym 5 Times

Resolution: Make More of an Effort to Online Date

Reality: Would Rather Get Drinks With the Girls

Resolution: Act More Mature

Reality: What's My Age Again?

Resolution: Handwrite More Letters

Reality: K.I.T. by Scrolling Instagram

Resolution: Make New Friends

Reality: Too Much Effort

Resolution: Call the Parents More

Source: Miramax [7]

Reality: Lots of Missed Calls From Dad

Resolution: Go on a Technology Diet

Reality: LOL

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