Once those words are uttered at 12:01 a.m. on January 1st, we’re all promised improvement. We promise it to ourselves with resolutions and we’re promised it from the people around us. Most resolutions boil down to a single idea: trimming the fat.
Usually, we mean this literally. Whether we’re talking about losing a couple pounds from the holidays, or losing a couple handfuls of pounds. We all want to trim the fat from the previous year.