Why are resolutions big hype?

December 17, 2018

2018 is coming to an end, and 2019 is right around the corner. With a new year comes many new resolutions and adventures.

New Year’s resolutions are kind of a hot topic towards the very end and beginning of a year, but how many people actually stick with one? If you ask me, I think that very few people actually stick with their resolution for more than three months.

If you think about it, you never really hear anyone talking about their resolution in the middle months of the year like May and June. Even in April, only the fourth month of the year, are New Year’s resolutions the talk?

Why are New Year’s resolutions only such a big hype during the beginning of a year? Could it be because most people fail or give up on theirs? I happen to make a New Year’s resolution every year only to give up on it within three weeks of the new year.

For most people, a new year brings new thrills. 2019 will be a year filled with new adventures for me. It’ll be a year of many lasts and firsts. In May, I’ll be graduating from high school, and then in the fall I’ll be starting college. I’ll be leaving what I have known for the past 17 years and will encounter new experiences and challenges.

In just a couple short weeks, 2018 will no longer be, unless, of course, you look on someone’s paper during the first weeks of the new year.

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