Every New Year is a prefect opportunity to make a new commitment to change, whether you stick to it or not is another story.
New year’s resolutions are often abandoned by the third month, but for those that do stick it out there is great reward in completing a personal challenge.
We’ve researched what the most popular New Year Resolutions below and some products that may be able to help you along the way…
Post Christmas weight is a big motivator in most people’s New Year’s resolutions being to lose weight. Those mince pies and all that cheese and wine has done nobody any favours.
‘To be fitter’ is on most people’s agendas; after all it does increase our chances of living longer! Even if it’s walking the dog for a bit longer, running in the evenings or going the whole way and joining a new gym, getting fit is a great resolution!
Everyone knows smoking can do a lot of harm to our bodies and that it is a hard habit to budge. There’s a lot of help out there for those looking to quit in 2014, from the NHS to self –help books.
Learn a new language
It’s been scientifically proven that learning a new language can make us more intelligent and help our mind be more engaged.
Stay in touch with family and friends
With the fast pace of modern day life sometimes it’s hard to stay in touch. Technology is helping us stay in touch with relatives like never before, being able to video call someone in another country has never been easier!
Give more to charity
Helping others is always high on the New Year’s resolution list and it is a wonderful thing to be able to do. You don’t need to put your hand in your pocket to give more to charity though – volunteering is always welcome at charities and there’s always Give as you Live that raises a free donation for charity every time you shop online!
Get out of debt
Being in debt can be very stressful- but there is a lot of help out there! Writing yourself a budget and sticking to it can be a big turning point!
Be more healthy
Too many takeaways or late nights boozing? Get healthy in 2014- ditch the takeways and cook from scratch, limit your alcohol intake and get your 5 a day!
Learn a new skill
Learning a new skill engages the mind and helps us become more intelligent. Whether you’ve always wanted to play the piano or if you want to be a better cook, learning a new skill is both rewarding and satisfying.