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New Year’s Resolutions

According to a recent article in Forbes magazine, just 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions. Weight loss and fitness goals rank in the top ten list; others include eating healthier, learning a new language or skill, changing jobs, quitting smoking, traveling to a new destination or getting out of debt. Why do so few people accomplish their goals despite their best intentions? Will power is fleeting: Many of us rely on will power to accomplish changes in lifestyle and behavior. The problem with will power is that it requires too much focus and energy to be sustainable as a source for change. The truth is, no matter how self-disciplined we might strive to be, we grow weary of co

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