If new year’s resolutions were ever so easily accomplished, then there would be little need for the psychological uplift attached to Jan. 1. If they were so easy to stick with, the same resolutions would not appear year after year on our lists. And so, a few weeks after we’ve made (and possibly broken) our resolutions, I’m here to remind you why it’s so important to stick with them…"All things being equal, employers will probably not hire an overweight (or) obese person over others because of the risk of future health care costs. Studies have found that discrimination based on weight in the workplace is more prevalent for women than men, especially white women in professional occupations," says Barbara O’Neill, a professor at Rutgers University and co-author of "Small Steps to Health and Wealth."
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