GARDEN CITY, NY — With Christmas and Hanukkah both coming and going, many are looking forward to welcoming the New Year in fun and exciting ways.
Even if you don’t like staying at home, there are plenty of options (besides going to Times Square) for couples and families.
Here are some other events happening around Long Island.
The history of New Year’s resolutions dates back 8,000 years to the ancient Babylonians. The Babylonians had promised to return borrowed goods and pay outstanding debts at the beginning of the new year in his mid-March when he planted his crops.
Legend has it that if they keep their promise, the gods will grant them a boon the following year. According to a history of New Year’s resolutions compiled by the Northampton Community College New Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, if they break their promises, they will lose God’s grace.
Many worldly New Year’s resolutions focus on imagining a new and improved version of ourselves.According to US News & World Report, the New Year’s resolution failure rate is about 80%. There are a myriad of reasons, but one of the big ones stems, for example, from regret about gaining weight, changes in attitudes, and plans to deal with the stress and discomfort of changing habits and conditions. is not accompanied by