New Year's resolutions are a widely accepted tradition, but too often the enthusiasm for change wears off before we can enjoy the rewards of our effort.
The start of a New Year brings about a sense of renewal and hope for the future. Resolutions are often made with that hopeful attitude, promising to make a change in our lives in the coming months. However, these resolutions often remain the same as years before: losing weight, joining a gym, eating healthier, spending more time with family and friends, getting a new job, saving money, taking that trip and so on. Year after year we strive to make changes in our lives that seem all too familiar and yet somehow still unattainable, with many of us struggling to keep our promises to ourselves.
But why do resolutions fall by the wayside each year?
Let’s take a deeper look into the concept of what a resolution is…it’s a declaration of intent that functions as a means of attaining a set target or outcome. It does not...