Essay On New Years Resolution

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I will lose 15lbs by the end of the year. This was my New Years resolution for at least 3 years. Sometimes I kept it and other times I…didn’t. The battles made with making and keeping New Years resolutions are becoming repetitive. A resolution is simply, “a firm decision to do or not to do something”. Some make resolutions and attempt to stick with them and others prepare a response on how they don’t make New Years resolutions. Rather you choose to make a resolution or not, at the end of the day, YOU want to be better YOU than the previous year. Looking deeper, making New Years resolutions can and will put pressure on an individual to perform. Not to mention there is always someone to say, “I thought you were going to stop doing this” or “start doing that”. The problem arises when your initial firm decision loses motivation as time passes.

I don’t want to get into the battle if New Years resolutions are heathy, or even necessary. What I want to do is
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Have fun with this idea. Use a made-up quote or perhaps from your favorite song. For one year I chose to use a phrase from the great Sean “P. Diddy” Combs (or Brotherly Love, not quite sure now), “I thought I told you that we won’t stop” (x2) as my quote for the year. Instead of making my resolution of not procrastinating, P. Diddy’s inspirational words assisted in pushing myself. When I felt unmotivated or uninspired I would remember the quote. I would add the quote at the end of projects I completed as part of my signature. I had tons of fun with the quote and it pushed me in the areas I needed pushing. When questioned (and I was questioned) about my new signature or use of this quote, I would simply explain it was my quote for the year. I did not always feel to need to give a detail explanation for using the quote. It was something I enjoyed and added to my
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