Where did the new years resolution come from? Well, weve been making them for 4000 years

By Joanne Dickson
Updated January 2 2023 - 12:04pm, first published 12:00pm

As we welcome in the new year, a common activity across many cultures is the setting of new year resolutions. New year represents a significant temporal milestone in the calendar when many people set new goals for the year ahead. Here in Australia, over 70 per cent of men and women (over 14 million Australians) are reported to have set at least one new year resolution in 2022.

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