What's your New Year's resolution?
PHILADELPHIA - January 1, 2014 (WPVI) -- Many of people have once again made some New Year's resolutions, and others have resolved not to make any resolutions, which is a resolution when you think about it.
2014 is here, and some hit the ground running on Forbidden Drive in Fairmount Park.
January first has rolled around once again and along with it come a litany of resolutions that we may or may not keep.
"Probably just the normal-eat more healthy, run more, de-stress, run," said Marilyn and Barrie.
"I had resolutions last year. I'm trying to think of what they were," said Tom Kolimago.
"I gave up on them," said John Fox. "I gave up even thinking about them."
John Fox of Plymouth Meeting says he just tries to be a better person. He can't remember the last time he made a resolution, but he knows it's a popular tradition if not always followed.
"I go to the gym too. It gets crowded January 1st, but it doesn't last too long," he said.
But for some, their resolutions aren't about picking up speed but rather slowing down.
If you can't stop and smell the roses since they're not in season, you can feed the ducks, like Michael Vacante and his four year old grandson Ian.
"Spend more time with the family, and not work as much," said Vacante.
Of course making change isn't always easy. Experts say the key is to stay consistent. If you fall down, just be sure to get back up even if it takes a little help.
Some people really don't believe in New Year's resolutions, they do however believe in goals, and the best part about them is that you don't have to wait until January 1st to make them.
"If you're going to make a change in your life, any day is a good day," says Leigh Mallonee.
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