Did You Know that Making New Year Resolutions Started 4,000 Years Ago?

The ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make New Year’s resolutions, some 4,000 years ago. They were also the first to hold recorded celebrations in honor of the new year—though for them, the year began not in January but in mid-March, when the crops were planted. During a massive 12-day [...]