Self-Help Is for Suckers

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

We’re smack dab in the middle of self-help season. Websites are running their annual “How to Make Your Resolutions Stick” stories; bookstores are devoting front-and-center display space to the topic. And yet, just two weeks into 2012, our personal wish lists for self-improvement are already fizzling. Many of us are already transitioning from the wide-eyed idealism of January 1 to a more sober resignation of maybe next year. Why can it be so hard to make the life changes we seek?