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A New Year approaches! This means that before the night is through, you’re supposed to determine some change of course – preferably one for the better – that you’ll have every intention of sticking with but will likely abandon by February. A handful of you might be of the fortunate mindset that allows for relatively easy implementation of changes, probably due to some hard-fought wrangling with your ego. These will-warriors may be so in control of themselves that any resolution made tonight would be indistinguishable from the one they made on June 27th.
And then there’s the rest of us…. I suppose I can be grateful that I have so many vices that all sorts of colorful combinations of resolutions can be chosen, and I’ll still have more to take on next year!
I’ve just returned from CVS with a box of nicotine patches. I’ve got four cigarettes left in my last pack ever – four is my lucky number. I plan to enjoy the six-pack I’ve picked up, not-particularly-enjoy my final cancer sticks, and then get to bed early so I can wake up to a New Year!
So, what are my fellow habit-slaves going to escape from in 2020? Do you think you’ll keep your word to yourself past February?