Byline: KIM HACKETT
As sure as the ball drops in Times Square to usher in the New Year, there are people who will swear they'll be different by the time it hits the ground.
New Year's resolutions are just irresistible.
It's a clean slate, a chance to start anew and for a few days or weeks, be that slimmer, more organized, kinder, gentler person that you've always wanted to be.
But apparently, resolutions are going the way of CD players and VCRs.
While 88 percent of people made resolutions just a few years ago, now only 45 percent do, according to a recent study by Stephen Shapiro, author of the new book "Goal Free Living: How …