5 Hacks for Making Your New Year's Resolutions Stick

12/31/2015 - Psychology Professor Robert Emmons in The Huffington Post.

The humble New Year's resolution, so easy to make, so difficult to keep. First a basic tip for making resolutions: You're more likely to keep a commitment if it's simple and actionable than vague and unrealistic.

"Grateful people engage in more exercise, have better dietary behaviors, are less likely to smoke and abuse alcohol, and have higher rates of medication adherence," Robert Emmons, a psychologist at the University of California, Davis told Live Science in 2014. "Gratitude is good medicine."

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