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New year, new goals

Edited by Jill Wright,

new year, new goals

The New Year has begun, Christmas and 2018 is behind us; and with it comes a brand new, and yet familiar sense of motivation and good intentions: perhaps exercising more, eating healthier, saving instead of spending or even aiming for better communication with our partner. Thinking back to January last year, you may remember giving yourself a similar pep talk...

How to keep your New Year's resolution

how to keep your new year's resolution

Wouldn’t it be lovely if months or years after your set them, your goals had the same motivational impact, rather than dropping off one by one. That's probably unrealistic, but there are some things you can do to keep your intentions. One massive thing you can do is - accomplish one thing, however small, every single day towards your goal....