New Year

self-criticism

New Year Resolution First-Aid

New Year’s Resolutions going well? When we make New Year’s Resolutions, we’re often being a tiny bit optimistic. I think we mostly know this. Looking at what happened in previous years, it seems a big ask to expect this change to work. Largely we’re driven by guilt at what we didn’t achieve last year and […]

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manifesto

Stuff New Year’s Resolutions, how about a manifesto for 2019?

I found myself thinking about New Year’s Resolutions this week and how tiresome and ineffective they often turn out to be. I don’t usually make them, although I do set goals for the year and drill down monthly and weekly. Do you trust yourself? The problem with New Year’s Resolutions is often how far-fetched they

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