New Year's resolutions are infamous for being abandoned with as much gusto as with which they are formed in the first place. Only 46% have any success for at least six months. In fact, about 25% of the resolution makers won't even last a week. So why is it so hard to stick to decisions that are good for us? Whatever be the reason, here are a few time-tested ideas that might help you stick with it.
Shalin Maria Thomas
Shalin Maria Thomas is a freelance writer based in Bangalore. She drinks cappuccino and reads travelogues in her spare time, and chirps @MostlyShalin, occasionally.
If I could go back in time and do my 20s again, I probably would. Just to have another go at all the things I failed to notice, but that are clearer now that I'm older. I'd like to believe that at 30, a gong was sounded in the heavens and the spell of self-destructive idiocy was lifted.
20/08/2015 8:16 AM IST
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