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… about Resolutions
New Year’s resolutions are a waste of time. That’s my resolution.
But this is not a new sentiment. I could never understand why we needed to wait a whole year to lose weight, quit smoking, give up or reduce drinking, eat better, be better, more patient, tolerant. The list of “new beginnings, new you” resolutions go on and on. Surely, we can make a commitment to ourselves at any time of the year, and certainly with more frequency than annually? Particularly given that we all know that very few people, less than 8% according to a study from the University of Scranton, will actually stick to these annual resolutions and then wait yet another year to start again.
As we get older, we have no time to waste in making a personal commitment to our health. If it is something big, like renouncing booze or quitting smoking, we must realise by now that New Year’s cold turkey approach is not for everyone. In fact, apart from putting massive pressure on ourselves, it can set us up to fail…