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Written by: Alana Karran Making New Year’s resolutions is a time held tradition, yet studies show most will never be kept. So why do we keep making them? The underlying assumption is that we make them because we want something to change. Which, may also be exactly why they are not working. Most resolutions are focused on something that feels like a problem: you weigh too much; you don’t exercise enough; you aren’t making enough money; you don’t like your job; you are unhappy with your relationship or lack of relationship. Creating resolutions that focus on a problem keep you stuck in a mindset that perpetuates the problem. Lasting change begins with a possibility, not a problem. Understanding what you