By Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com   There is something about the start of a new year that feels as if it comes with a new lease on life¬† ~ the perfect time to resolve to change bad habits, accomplish goals and generally make life improvements. The fact that New Year’s resolutions are talked and written about extensively is an indicator that change/self-improvement is important to many people.   Yet it is no secret that it is common to fall short of that resolve. Experts say the best way to stay on track is to keep it simple.   Here are a few tips from the American Psychological Association to help meet success with resolutions: . ¬†Start small ~ make resolutions that you…