What Are The Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions 2024?

Christmas is a time for relaxation, spending time with loved ones, and spoiling each other rotten. After enjoying the holiday leftovers, many of us begin to reflect on the year that's passed and the one ahead, contemplating how we want it to unfold.

A new year is a period when many people set goals to achieve by the same time the following year. Data indicates that we tend to aim for similar objectives annually.

So, if you're struggling to think of a challenge for yourself, why not take inspiration from most of the UK?

News Year’s Resolutions 2023 vs 2024

The top four resolutions have remained consistent over the past few years, and it's likely that many will continue making similar commitments this year. The significant change between resolutions in 2023 and 2024 is that, in 2023, 18% of people setting challenges wanted to take up a new hobby, the fifth most popular resolution.

In 2024, this was replaced with spending more time with family. A promise 22% of Britons made.

The remaining top four held their ground. Let's go through each with advice on how to make the most of the challenges you set for 2024.

What are the top 5 New Year's resolutions?

New Year’s resolution #5: Spend more time with family

Already mentioned in the previous section, and no doubt influenced by recent global events, 22% of people made this promise last year. If this is your goal for 2024, consider:

Finding new activities in your local area.

Organizing regular game nights.

Hosting a monthly dinner event at different family members' homes.

A no-phones rule can enhance the quality of these gatherings.

New Year’s resolution #4: Saving more money

In 2023, 31% of Britons aimed to save more, increasing to 39% in 2024. Saving doesn't mean missing out – there are apps that help you save effortlessly. For instance, skipping one Starbucks coffee a week could save you a significant amount over the year.

New Year’s resolution #3: Improving diet

A common goal after holiday feasting. Instead of drastic diet changes, start with small steps, like making a healthier version of a takeaway meal at home or cutting back on snacks gradually.

New Year’s resolution #2: Lose weight

Avoid the trap of an overzealous January gym routine. Aim for a balanced approach, consulting with health professionals and personal trainers for a sustainable plan.

The most popular resolution?

New Year’s resolution #1: Improve fitness

Consistently the top resolution, if this is your goal for 2024, look for gym memberships, educational content on fitness, and a variety of exercise classes.

Whatever your resolution may be, we're here to help. We believe 2024 can be your year, and we’re excited to support you on this journey.