Several years ago, a study found that only 10% of people diagnosed with life-threatening heart disease were successful in sticking to their diet and exercise programs.  It’s worth repeating.  Even with the threat of imminent death, only 1 in 10 stuck with their lifestyle changes.

However, the study also went on to find that nearly 77% WERE successful in sticking with their lifestyle changes if they were involved in a peer support group.  Peer support is a proven and powerful way to increase your odds of success in any endeavor.  Find a peer, or peer group and meet regularly.  Challenge each other, support one another, and celebrate your successes.