New Year’s resolutions have been around for 4,000 years since the Babylonians expressed a desire to be a better person for the gods and pay off debts.
It’s likely most of those resolutions didn’t pan out. Some things never change. But just because resolutions don’t always work out, it’s at least worth a try.
“This is a very symbolic time, so I think there’s a benefit to doing it,” said Dr. Arron Wilson, the Chief Medical Officer at Sierra Tucson. “It’s always a good thing to look for self improvement.”
But the problems begin when folks make resolutions that are impossible to keep.