Wanda M. Munn
make New Year’s
Setting goals helps us
focus on what we
need to do. There is no
better or worse time to
What do you hope to accomplish in 2006? Lose 20
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pounds? Quit smoking? Earn a promotion? For better or worse,
people have been making New Year’s resolutions for more than
2,000 years. A recent survey revealed that nearly half of Americans
Even if a resolution
goes by the wayside,
it’s worthwhile to think
about changes you’d
like to make.
make New Year’s resolutions, but very few are able to keep them
over the long run. Those in favor of New Year’s resolutions say
that setting goals helps people focus, provides motivation to work
harder and teaches the positive side of delayed gratification.
Those opposed say setting a New Year’s resolution is a recipe for
defeat because it’s difficult to turn a short-lived objective into a
Resolutions make you
reflect on bettering yourself and the world
around you. If you fail,
there’s always next year.
change in lifestyle. What do you think?
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A person would probably feel better about
their chance for success if their resolve
changes should not be
put on hold. Every day
is a new beginning.
Anthony E. Cook
If people are living life to
the fullest, they should
not have anything lacking to strive for.