Why do we dread New Year’s resolutions? Because they remind us of the goals we never achieved? That we are one year older? Or maybe because we set the same vague, non-serious goal every year, and hope that this year will be the one we magically achieve it...only to abandon the entire idea before January is over?
For those of you who identify with this struggle, I have some good news and some bad news. Let’s start with the bad news first: you will not achieve your goals through the mere hope and wish that this year will finally be the year you make some overdue changes in your life. There is no magic diet pill that will help you take and keep the weight off. You will not consume fewer calories by breaking cookies into smaller pieces. Continue reading