WOMEN
01/07/2015 09:10 am ET Updated Jan 07, 2015

9 Reasons To Rethink Your New Year's Weight Loss Resolution

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Another new year, another set of weight loss resolutions.

Studies show only 8% of people actually stick to their resolutions. But for many who vow to lose several pounds in the near year, that may not be such a bad thing after all. Why? Because more often than not, the idea that weight loss leads to more happiness is one that has been insidiously planted and promoted in our heads by savvy marketers eager to sell products through self-loathing.

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