It’s that time of year again — time for the annual ritual of New Year’s resolutions and goals. The first of January is rapidly approaching and many of us will take the opportunity to reset our attitudes and commitments towards health and well-being. We will resolve to learn that new language, master that hobby, get fitter, eat better, sleep more, and finally lose those extra pounds — plus the extra, extra pounds caused by the pandemic (am I right?). It’s a time filled with eternal hope and limitless motivation as we start a fresh year full of possibilities. So, what could go wrong?
As a health and well-being professional, I inwardly cringe each time I hear someone declare their resolutions and