Studies of how people dependent on drugs and alcohol quit their habit can help the rest of us quit our own bad habits.
Gym memberships spike as people make their New Year's resolutions – but very few people will actually use them past February.
The trick is changing our actual behaviour, as well as our intentions.
Forget being super self-critical and whipping yourself into shape. There are ways to set yourself up for success that are far kinder and work better.
Behavior change is very hard. Try as we might to keep those New Year's resolutions, many have given up by this time. Here are some ways to keep going and stay on track, from a counseling psychologist.