By Brian J. O’Connor

Friends, we are nearing the end of the 2015 holiday slog, having endured many indignities, including the endless music loop of the neighbor’s 7-foot inflatable Santa Smurf, co-workers with light-up Frosty the Snowman sweaters, and rum-pum-pum-pums in quantities massive enough to constitute a clear violation of the Geneva Conventions.

But there is one more holiday humiliation to run in December’s garland-strewn gantlet: New Year’s resolutions. Dropping 30 pounds by this time next year or getting out of debt sounds like a great idea on New Year’s Eve. But consider that only 8 percent of people succeed with their resolutions and you’ll realize the tradition is nothing more than a cruel, Korbel-fueled exercise in self-loathing.

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