We often make resolutions for the new year and often most if no all of them fall flat. What if we didn’t make resolutions? What if instead, we make promises to ourselves for personal growth and development, getting slightly out of our comfort zone. Here are a few promises we can make to ourselves. Not to say it’s easy to forgive the past or to now compare ourselves to others. If we want a better life, world, we might need to do just that.