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John Oliver Explains How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions More Realistic

We’re only a few days into 2016, but let’s be honest—most of us have already broken our champagne-soaked promises to become vegan, marathon-running soup kitchen volunteers. But fear not, whatever your resolution was, John Oliver has some practical advice: Don’t worry about keeping it. Instead, figure out a way to revise it once you’ve failed.

“Deep down, we all know the key to a successful resolution is not hard work and dedication,” Oliver says. “It’s managing disappointment.”