By Donald Michael Kraig
[Snip] Have you considered making any New Year’s Resolutions (NYRs)? You know, the promises you make to yourself about changes in your life, promises that, if you’re like most people, are usually broken before January is through?
When you make a NYR, you’re actually doing a type of mental magick. You begin by making a statement of magickal intent and then, theoretically, follow through and make it happen. Although this isn’t the type of magick where spirits, magickal energy, or deities are the main means through which the magick manifests—you are the one who makes it happen—it is still magick. This brings us to the first two key to making your resolutions successful: