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# new year's resolutions

This year
Poll: Are you sticking to your New Year's resolutions?
The cold weather may have deterred those who vowed to get out and about in the evenings.
Last year
Opinion: The increase in toxic positivity driven by social media is destructive and unhelpful
Therapist Bernie Hackett says the culture of ‘staying positive’ denies a person their true feelings and stifles healing.
All time
Opinion: For a change this New Year, try the 'One Word Resolution'
Resilience coach Siobhán Murray says it’s time to forget the overwhelming and unreachable resolutions and to instead focus on one key word for 2021.
Poll: Will you make any New Year’s resolutions?
New year, new you?
Poll: Have you been sticking to your New Year's Resolutions?
No pressure.
If you fancy sticking to your resolutions, this site will let you write a letter to your future self for the end of 2019
Fancy taking part in a virtual time capsule?
New Years resolutions are a total scam - I’m not making any and you shouldn’t either
Why make January any worse than it has to be, tbh?
New Year's resolutions down the drain? Here's exactly how to salvage them
It’s now January, and for most people, those ideas are long forgotten.
Giving up smoking? Most effective method makes it three and half times more likely for you to quit
Although smoking rates are declining, smoking-related deaths remain the leading cause of avoidable deaths in this country, writes Dr Des Cox.
Column: 'Sex resolutions for 2018 to advocate for your own sexual pleasure and health'
Every one of us needs to have a think about how we can make Ireland a more sexually awesome place for ourselves, and each other, writes Shawna Scott.
GIY: 'Don’t think about giving stuff up, think about taking things up instead'
Learn a skill, eat delicious things, sow a seed. Be kind to yourself, writes Michael Kelly.
6 resolutions all Irish drivers should make this year
New year, new driver.
Here's how you can actually stick to your new year's resolutions
How are you getting on?
Declutter your friends: 'Trying to keep old friendships alive ties you to the past'
If you’re not spending a lot of time together and don’t have much in common any more, it really is OK to let that friendship go, writes Gill Hasson.
10 realistic New Year's resolutions for the modern parent
From enjoying pyjama days to putting down that phone.
Pick A Colour And We'll Give You A New Year's Resolution To Make
Start your year off right.
'If you want something different out of life in 2018, try something new'
Doing the same thing over and over won’t lead to change, writes Derval Chambers Petit.
Are you making a New Year's Resolution? Tell us!
Come in and hold yourself accountable.
Poll: Will you make a new year’s resolution?
New year, new you?
Ditch the diet: 'Your plan for 2018 should be not to make grand plans'
Concentrate on making small steps and you are less likely to become overwhelmed and throw in the towel, writes nutritionist Ciara Wright.
Vanity Fair apologises for Hillary Clinton 'knitting' video, Trump then attacks apology
The video suggests that Hillary Clinton should take up knitting or “…anything that will keep you from running again”.
Fitness truths: 'Exercise might be uncomfortable, overwhelming. It's supposed to be'
Change your attitude – and even the goals themselves – to achieve real results. Here’s some advice from fitness expert Carl Cautley.
Life Coach: 2017 is the year for you. Ditch your old-but-comfy habits
2017 could be the year you make a new start, develop new habits, plan something new or just start thinking about options for the future, writes Derval Chambers Petit.
New Year's Resolutions: 'Forever chasing a whole new us isn’t self-help, it’s self-harm'
Forget unrealistic goals and just be nicer to yourself and others in 2017, writes Lorraine Courtney.
More cooking, fewer interviews: Famous Irish folks on their New Year's resolutions
2016 was a tough year for many – so what are our high-profile citizens looking forward to in 2017?
The diet is dead: 'Many of us spend far too long feeling unhappy with our bodies'
According to research most of us gain back any weight lost while dieting. Here are some food resolutions you can keep, writes Karina Melvin.
Want to quit smoking? 6 unexpected benefits of giving up
Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?
Saying goodbye to 2016: What big changes will you make next year?
It’s been a tough one, so all hail 2017.
New year, new me? Why I abandoned my ambitious healthy living plans for 2016
It’s one thing to start a new fitness regime and quite another to stick to it, writes Andrew McGinley.
Open thread: What are your goals for 2016?
We took to the streets of Dublin city to find out if people have good intentions for 2016 – and if they’ve been sticking to them so far.
13 New Year's resolutions every Irish twentysomething should make in 2016
“I will stop downloading Tinder every time I get a little bit bored.”
What Should Your REAL New Year's Resolution Be?
We know best.
Poll: Have you kept your New Year's resolutions so far?
January has a way of wearing people down. Did you make it through with resolutions intact?
7 reasons to celebrate the end of January
February: Officially better than January.
9 reasons you should definitely quit smoking this year
It’s time.
Opinion: Keeping a new year’s resolution can be difficult – here’s how you can succeed
Don’t worry if you’ve slipped up a little – get back up and try again.
12 New Year's resolutions every 20-something should make
The time has come.
Poll: Have you made any New Year's resolutions?
Are you full of good intentions this morning?
Ireland's gyms will probably be packed from next week
But for how long?
The 2011 New Year's resolutions of one couple that washed up in Dublin
Did Karl and Isobel ever manage to work harder or be nicer to strangers? Will we ever know?