The difference between embarking on a year that turns out to be fulfilling or disappointing might lie in whether we check our New Year resolutions at the door, or carry them out through the year.
I’ve resolved that we all inhabit the notion of Lotion, the place where logic and emotion intersect. Lotion can be balm that calms, or salt that assaults. Lotion can send you into a zen-like state, or it can render you irritable. Lotion can evoke ecstasy. In its purest form, Lotion makes you ecstatically irrational, which is preferable to being rationally miserable.