Another year has come to an end, and another has just begun. With that, millions of Americans find themselves entering the new year with a refreshed vision of what the future holds in store for them. The occurrence of a passing year gives us an opportunity to reflect and evaluate a pledge for self-improvement.
New Year’s resolutions are a time-honored tradition around the world. Recent research indicates that as many as 45-percent of Americans say they usually make New Year’s resolutions, while only 8-percent are successful in achieving their goals. Regardless of whether they’ve followed through on previous resolutions, most people will continue repeating this tradition - after all, we’ve had 4,000 years of practice.