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Some common New Year's resolutions and tips to turn a new leaf
Many people contemplate on changing themselves through New Year's resolutions which is seen as commitment to reform a habit, change lifestyle, take precautions, be a popular person, improve self-image, start new venture that seems to be more advantageous.

The New Year’s resolution is a very old tradition. As legend has it, the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions originated in ancient Rome, with the mythical king Janus. Because Janus had two faces, he could both look ahead to the future and look back on the past. This allowed Janus to evaluate his resolute future, based on his past.

Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self-assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle, opines a noted writer and social scientist Eric Zorn

Some of the most common resolutions are: Be less grumpy and more smiling; drink less or no alcohol; eat right kind of food; gain weight; get a better education; try for get a better job; get fitter; loose weight; pay off debts; quit smoking; reduce stress level; save money; take a trip to hills; volunteer to help others; do social work; mend relationships; quit drug taking; reduce intake of alcohol, etc.

To make sure you achieve your New Year's resolutions, Dr. Jill Rach Beisel of the University of Maryland Medical Center, recommends setting realistic goals and "breaking things down into small, manageable steps" and work for effort full accomplishment of the regulation.

Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self-assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately, reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of the cycle,” says a noted writer and social scientist Eric Zorn.

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