The exact origin of New Year's resolutions is unknown though the ideas of celebrating change in the coming year date back to ancient Roman New Year's festivities.
A New Year's resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere
but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a person resolves to change
Dec 30, 2015 ... The custom of making New Year's resolutions has been around for thousands of
years, but it hasn't always looked the way it does today.
Common traditions include attending parties, eating special New Year's foods,
making resolutions for the new year and watching fireworks displays.
Jan 1, 2017 ... HISTORY OF NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS. As we mentioned earlier, New
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When did ringing in the New Year become such a big deal? Turns out, it isn't just
a construct of modern Americans. Some 4,000 years ago, Babylonians rang in ...
Dec 31, 2013 ... The tradition of New Year's resolutions stretches back thousands of years, ... In
1740, John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, invented a new ...
Jan 1, 2014 ... A New Year's resolution is a tradition, most common in the West but found around
the world, in which a person makes a promise on New Year's ...
Jan 9, 2017 ... Discover when we started making New Year's resolutions, and why so few of us
stick to them.
New Year's Resolutions have been practiced since ancient times. The
Babylonians would return borrowed items to their lenders. In Rome, the people