What transforms resolutions into actions? Is there a magic ingredient?
‘Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness …’
The popular tradition of making New Year resolutions has some of its origins in Ancient Babylon and Rome. The Babylonians would typically return farm equipment that they had borrowed during the year, while in Caesar’s time Janus became the symbol for resolutions because he had two faces that could look to the past and into the future.