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To Hell With Resolutions

To Hell With Resolutions

Originally published 1/5/2016

Each year around this time, I hear the joke from several people to avoid the gym for the next three weeks for all the New Year’s Resolutions.  I’m sure gyms make a killing by signing people up for a year’s membership, only to have them stop showing up a month later.  Why do we do this to ourselves?  Why do we commit to completely reinventing ourselves overnight?  And why are we so convinced that each year will be different and the changes will stick?

I know what it’s like to beat myself up after indulging over the holidays.  I used to tell myself that after letting the pendulum swing too far over into Indulgence Apex...