Are Resolutions Unrealistic and Self Defeating?
“Each morning we are born again. What we do today matters most”.~ Buddha ~ Every year as the new year rolls around I hear lots of talk about what people’s new year’s resolutions will be, and what kind of year people are planning to have. I have long been fascinated by this phenomenon because personally I have found New Year’s resolutions to be a rather futile act of self-deception, and a surefire way to invite self-flagellation, hopelessness and despair, if not by mid-January, then certainly by early February. The idea that I could identify a behaviour that up until the... read more