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Bringing you the heart of the matter in LifeCycles by Laurie Edwards-Tate.

Christmas 2017 is in our rearview mirror. It is now time to look forward. To look ahead to the promise of the new year. To take a moment to bask in the good-will and afterglow of holiday merriment while looking forward with optimism, and make resolutions to be better.

There is something in the human spirit which is driven to believe in a better tomorrow. Many Americans set new goals through the traditional practice of creating New Year’s resolutions.

A New Year – New Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions first began with the ancient Babylonians. The Babylonians would promise their gods that they would pay off their debts, and also return anything which they borrowed from another.

Over time this early tradition spread all over the world and morphed into a variety of practices and resolutions which were varied, depending on the country, culture and belief systems.

Read more on Laurie’s article at LifeCycles in the Communities Digital News

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