Ever wonder why we make New Year’s resolutions?

Many people make New Year's resolutions every year but very few stick to them. Humans have been making New Year's resolutions for thousands of years. Find out where they originated.
Up Next
Many people make New Year's resolutions every year but very few stick to them. Humans have been making New Year's resolutions for thousands of years. Find out where they originated.

Marek Warszawski writes opinion columns on news, sports and outdoor recreation for The Fresno Bee, where he has worked since 1998. His columns and stories have been honored by CNPA, APSE, Best of the West and George F. Gruner. He is a Bay Area native, UC Davis graduate and lifelong Sierra frolicker.