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How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Do you want to eat better, exercise more, stop vaping or lose weight?Great. Now’s the time to set those New Year’s resolutions.As we head into a year — and a new decade — your first step is to believe you can do it.

The opposite is also true, said University of Scranton psychology professor John C. Norcross, who has studied resolutions for decades. If you think you can’t do it, you’ll likely prove yourself right.

While about 40% of Americans set resolutions around January 1, about 40% to 44% of them will be successful at six months, said Norcross, reporting his results from multiple studies with colleagues.

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