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Six New Year's Resolutions You Could Actually Keep

One day you might be skinny, rich, and calm, but it probably won’t be in 2015. Here are some more feasible New Year's resolutions
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The year 2015 is coming, which means it’s time to resolve to “lose weight” and “manage stress” and “save money,” according to the U.S. government’s official list of the best New Year’s resolutions. These seem like fine ideas for overachievers. The rest of us should stick to the relatively attainable goal of honesty, and just admit that one day we might be skinny, rich, and calm, but it probably won’t be in 2015. Here are some more feasible resolutions.

1. Stop working out. We learned three things this year about working out: 1. You get in shape with a daily, seven-minute workout. 2. Running for five minutes a day also works. 3. You can even run for one minute per day and still get in shape. Here's a fourth thing you might take from all this science: Stop working out. If one minute is helpful, who's to say zero minutes isn't even more helpful? Not us.