Instead of Resolutions, Write Yourself a Narrative Arc

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Here’s a controversial (but not really) opinion: New Year’s resolutions are a complete waste of time.

I know, what a hot take. But stick with me here. I’ve given this some thought. And, after spending the last two years of my journalism career interviewing experts for pandemic life advice, I’ve gotten some insight as to why resolutions don’t work.