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Say no to the new you: Why you should opt out of resolutions and focus on one simple goal

It's 2020; a new year, a new decade - and the old me is still hanging around.

She's not as fit as she should be. Her closet is still kind of a mess and so is her desk.

She hasn't tried Whole 30. She refuses to KonMari anything. Mention that Peloton mom, she'll roll her eyes.

Frankly, she's pretty unrepentant, in spite of the New Year's deluge of "new year, new you!" chirpiness that has overtaken every sphere of our collective experience in these first few days.

From your browser ads to your Twitter feed to the bus bench, to social media posts from friends, the push to recreate yourself in a skinnier, wealthier, healthier, more successful, more loveable mold, starting NOW,

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