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Are You Good at Keeping New Year's Resolutions?

How do you celebrate the arrival of a New Year?  Is it with resolutions?  I hope you’re better than I am at keeping New Year Resolutions.  I might come up with some, and I might even stay with them for a week or two.  But then, the busy-ness of life kicks in, and first thing you know, I’ve forgotten them.

How are you at self-discipline?  It takes self-discipline to stay with whatever you’ve “resolved” to do differently.  If we were to actually follow through for a meaningful amount of time, do you think the resolution would stand a chance of becoming a new habit?

I’ve read any number of times that it takes at least 30 days to establish a new habit.  Be honest.  Have you ever kept your New Year’s Resolution for a whole month?  I don’t think I ever have.

So let’s look at a different line of thinking.  Dr. Brene Brown, who originated The Daring WayTM  and has authored several...

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