Sunday, January 1, 2017

New Year Resolutions

I've been thinking recently, why do we need to believe that our life could magically turn around to better starting a New Year? Is that some code imprinted in our genes, or is it just something we need to help us go through our lives, without losing hope?
I was trying to count down the instances when my life had dramatically changed with the beginning of a New Year, and I’ve actually counted a few occasions - 15 years ago when I quit smoking for good, 10 years ago, when I started a diet and lost all the extra weight I gained after quitting smoking, and once, when I met a man during a NY celebration and with whom I felt madly in love.
Still, if I am to draw a line, most often than not, a New Year would not give me any