Rubbish at keeping those New Year resolutions? You don’t have to be! by Adrian Harvey Happy New Year! Apparently January 17th, which happens to fall on a Tuesday this year, is the optimum fail point for our New Year’s Resolutions. But then according to your soar away Sun: A 2007 study from University of Bristol found that 88 per cent of people who make New Year’s resolutions fail – while the NHS reckon only one in ten of us will be successful. While research by private health company Bupa was slightly more positive, and found that just 63 per cent of.