With the conclusion of every year, people around the world make resolutions for self-improvement in the new year. From quitting smoking to shedding a few pounds, studies have found that a quarter of all of those promises go out the window within a week into January. If New Year's resolutions are destined to fail, how has the tradition of making them survived for so long? There has to be a way to stick to your promise well after you ring in the new year.
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