This New Year, Resolve to Plan for Success

Your chances of fulfilling New Year's resolutions – and reducing your risk for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis comorbidities like heart disease and obesity – are better than you think

By Emily Delzell

About 44 percent of people who resolve to make changes in the New Year actually succeed, according to studies conducted by John Norcross, distinguished professor of psychology at University of Scranton in Pennsylvania and author of "Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing your Goals and Resolutions."

Norcross said there are good data to support what works and what doesn't. Here, he explains how to make sure you're one of the successful 44 percent.

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