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Open thread: What are you looking forward to the most in 2016?

It’s a brand new year…

IT’S ALREADY TWO days into 2016. Can you believe it?

So, the partying is probably over by now, which gives you time to really think about what you want for the year ahead.

We want to know – what are you really looking forward to?

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New year, new you…

Traditionally, the new year is a time to make resolutions – whether they be for health, fitness, personal or work reasons.

There’s a sense of anticipation in the air – the thought that anything could happen this year, that you could achieve all your hopes and desires.

And who says you can’t?

What does a new year mean to you?

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Often we see a new year as a chance to start again – whether that’s literally or metaphorically.

Health and fitness plans are often started on 1 January when motivation is high to make this year your best year yet. Other lofty goals can include mastering a new skill – from learning a language, learning to cook, to learning an instrument.

The new year is also a great time to think of all those little odds and ends you’ve been meaning to do that you haven’t got around to – from fixing that leaking tap in the bathroom to repainting the house, for example.

Often times though, a new year is a chance to really make some plans for big changes in your life. Maybe this is the year you’ll finally save money to take that trip of a lifetime you’ve always planned on going on. Or perhaps this year, there will be some massive life event like getting married, or planning a family.

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For others, the new year could be a time to give something up – such as alcohol, or smoking or unhealthy eating or work habits.

So what will this new year mean to you ? It’s all to play for.

What are you looking forward to the most in 2016? Let us know in the comments below.

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