Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until the New Year to Make a Resolution

How many times have you broken a New Year’s Resolution? If you’re like most people, you’ve probably stopped keeping count. According to Carleton University psychology professor Timothy Pychyl, resolutions are a form of “cultural procrastination.” Professor Pychyl believes that people make resolutions in an effort to motivate themselves. The problem with this is that a person has to be ready for this type of transformation, and it’s unlikely that we’re all truly ready on the 1st of January. Why Your New Year’s Resolutions May Not Work There are a few other reasons why your New Year’s resolutions may not work. … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until the New Year to Make a Resolution