Try to put down the doughnut, but don’t beat yourself up about it if you take a bite.
In my latest Because Science, I go through a few studies that have actually tackled the psychology of the New Year’s resolution. How often do people actually keep them, and for how long? What makes a successful resolutioner? What strategies can you use to keep to your promise? The studies are few, but they do hold a few secrets to keeping that holiday hibernation weight off.