Webster defines resolution as a firm decision to do or not to do something or the action of solving a problem, dispute or contentious matter. Every year millions of us make New Year’s resolutions with the best of intentions, but most of us, me included, have failed by mid- to late-January. Lose weight. Exercise more. Be more patient. Whatever the resolution it is hard to stick to it as they are often too large or overly ambitious and they become overwhelming.