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Alternatives to New Year's Resolutions

9 Simple Ways to Make Positive Changes in the New Year

Alternatives to New Year's Resolutions

We are always full of good intentions on New Year's Day. We're going to eat less chocolate spread and eat more vegetables, exercise more, learn a new language, see the world, make our own ice cream, and tackle world peace. — all before February.

While our intentions and lists and plans are always honorable, and our new diaries full of exciting things, January is a tough month. It is so cold and so rainy, and there are so many weeks until payday. By the end of the first week back at work, we've forgotten all of our plans. So instead of lofty resolutions and overwhelming goals, we're opting for small changes. Small tasks that we can tackle that have a big impact without being overwhelming and making us feel like a failure if we don't complete them. This New Year plan is all about positivity.

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