New year resolution ?

Happy New Year

OK,the new year has begun and its that time of the year where we see people making new year resolution but whats the new year resolution all about ?

where did it all begin?Why and what are the weirdest new year resolution .
And is it all about waiting for the year to begin or  is about having a self-improvement 
 
  New Year’s resolution is a secular tradition, most common in the western hemisphere such as opening doors for people beginning from New Year ’s Day 
The ancient Babylonians made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects and pay their debts

The Romans began each year by making promises to the god Janus , for whom the month of January is named.

In the  Medieval era, the knights took the “ peacock vow” at the end of the Christmas season each year to re-affirm their commitment to Chivalry .

At watch night services , many christians   prepare for the year ahead by praying and making these resolutions.

There are other religious parallels to this tradition. During Judaism’s New Year, Rosh hashanah , through the high holidays and culminating in Yom kippur  (the Day of Atonement), one is to reflect upon one’s wrongdoings over the year and both seek and offer forgiveness. People may act similarly during the catholic  fasting period of Lent  , though the motive behind this holiday is more of sacrifice than of responsibility, in fact the practice of New Year’s resolutions partially came from the Lenten sacrifices.The concept, regardless of creed, is to reflect upon self-improvement annually.

Quoting Frank Ra (author of the new year’s resolution book “A course in happiness” “Resolutions are more sustainable when shared, both in terms of with whom you share the benefits of your resolution, and with whom you share the path of maintaining your resolution. Peer-support makes a difference in success rate with new year’s resolutions”. It is also noted that talking with a counselor about setting goals and new year resolutions can help you keep those resolutions.

In short Resolution are individuals target for a period of time ,just like sales target for salesman .

Some of New year resolution  

Improve physical well-being,Improve mental well-being,Take a trip with the family ,Pray more,

  • Make new friends,Volunteer  to help others,
  • Get along better with people, improve social skills, enhance social intelligence
  • Try foreign foods, discovering new cultures
  • Spend quality time with family members,Settle down
  • Improve finances,Improve career,Improve education , self-Improvement 
  • weirdest  new year resolution 

Break World Records

Happy New Year ’s 

to all the followers and readers of the blog .

 

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