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New Year’s Resolutions are promises we make to ourselves, why do so many of us resolve to do something we don’t really want to do? We pick life changes we’ve been avoiding – like losing weight – discounting the enjoyment of a loaded pizza or decadent dessert shared with friends. This year, make resolutions you’ll enjoy keeping, and revisit them often. Resolutions are all about improving – even the resolutions themselves. 1. Resolve To Give. A study from Harvard Business School documented that helping others financially brought donors greater happiness than if they’d spent the money on themselves. If you can’t give financial gifts, give time. If you don’t know who to help, try VolunteerMatch.org or GreatNonprofits.org, and type in Long Beach, CA. You’ll find everything from Algalita Marine Research and Education to Special Olympics Southern California or the Red Cross. 2. Resolve To…