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Break the Cycle of New Year’s Resolution Disappointment

Why therapists recommend principles over resolutions

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TThe beginning of the year is a fantastic time to be a therapist. Every January, anxious overachievers across the country pour into offices like mine, equipped with fresh planners and sleek new gym clothes. They list their New Year’s resolutions, outline their goals, or announce the…

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Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith

Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author of the book Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down.