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A Tip To Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions12:04

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For most of us, New Year's resolutions are difficult promises to keep. Whether it's saving money, eating healthier, or hitting the gym, by January 8, already 25 percent of our resolutions will be broken, according to David DeSteno.

DeSteno is a professor of psychology at Northeastern. But, he says, there is a way to make keeping your resolutions easier. His tip? Practice gratitude.


David DeSteno, professor of psychology at Northeastern University and author of "Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride." He tweets @daviddesteno.

This segment aired on January 2, 2018.


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