Willpower doesn’t work. Here’s what does.

Matthew Arnold Stern
3 min readJan 3, 2022
Strategy, not strength will help you make changes.

Have you already broken your New Year’s resolution yet? If not, you will soon. And when you do, don’t blame yourself. The problem isn’t with you, but with New Year’s resolutions themselves. Resolutions don’t work for several reasons. One of them is they are based on willpower.

Willpower sounds great on the surface. We are the result of our choices, and making better choices leads to better…

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Matthew Arnold Stern

A novelist and award-winning public speaker and technical writer. My novels Amiga and The Remainders are available now.