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Open thread: What are your new year's resolutions for 2014?

Will it be one of the classics or have you got something more unusual planned for next year?
Jan 1st 2014, 12:01 AM 15,704 143

IT’S THAT TIME of the year again, to look back and either feel guilty about failing to do all the things you said you would twelve months ago or pat yourself on the back for sticking to your guns.

No matter how you did, we suggest you look to the future now – it’s never too late to make a change for the better.

With that in mind, we’re wondering what your resolutions for 2014 are. Will you be joining a gym, learning a new language or are you planning something a bit more adventurous?

To get the ball rolling, here are a few from us:

Probably an obvious one but I really want to try to be more punctual. I ALWAYS find myself running a few minutes late and then end up sweating and cursing and falling over the cat and wishing I was dead. So yeah, that.
Begin to learn Spanish and piano.
-Trying to engage more with people on social media who bring something positive or interesting or new or funny to the table; and less with those who are just spoiling for a fight.
-Climb more mountains and take fewer pictures when I get to the top.
Ring my siblings more often, do a photography course if I can afford one, go to a singing class, see more of Dublin, worry less.
Oh yeah, worry less. Or rather, ‘figure out how to worry less and then worry less’ ;)
-Take more time making dinner and generally get better at cooking.
-Contribute more in my frankly one-sided relationship with social media.
Wearing down my boyfriend into agreeing to get a dog. My campaign largely includes sending adorable photos.
Master the skill of using a bike in Dublin city centre (although I’m rather petrified of that first experience) and also brushing up on my German.
I want to master the art of cycling in the city too. I also want to learn how to dance properly.

Now it’s your turn. To the comments!

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