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What are your resolutions for 2012?

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Resolutions A resolution is an interesting concept. Challenge yourself to develop the willpower to maintain a commitment. Until a few years ago I may have whimsically put forward two or three aspects in my life that I would like to change - attempted to stick at it for a couple of days and ... Read review

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Willpower

AdvantagesWorks for me

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"...on. I eat only what my body needs and not what my eyes desire. I became vegan because it makes me happy - others think I am being awkward at times but it is my choice and a lifetime commitment. I have stopped trying to control life and now I 'go with the flow' - it is so liberating to realise that you cannot control anything so why bother. This is not to say that I am not organised as I am but I do not get stressed about anything anymore as it just ..." Read review
03.01.2012

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My resolutions for 2012

AdvantagesIt's something to aim for

DisadvantagesI won't be happy if I don't manage it!

"...using up toiletries)! I wasn't sure what to put for the score so I hedged my bets with 3! ..." Read review
08.01.2012

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2012 . . . THE YEAR I TRY TO HELP MYSELF . . .

Advantageson the way to a healthier happier me - I hope!

Disadvantagesit's definitely not going to be easy . . .

"I don't often participate in ciao cafe reviews these days but this one caught my eye as I had just written a blog about it yesterday. Normally, I don't make resolutions but this year I decided I NEEDED to. Except, to try and make it less like a resolution and, therefore, hopefully easier to stick to, I'm calling it a "goal". I've been quite worried about my health over this past year as i was getting lots of random pains in my side and the two doctors ..." Read review
04.01.2012

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Can I do it? - Yes I can ... well maybe.

AdvantagesEasy to set resolutions.

DisadvantagesNot so easy to keep them!

"...I also intend to see what is on offer in the Ciao Café more often. 4. Reading. Whilst I was teaching I used to read a lot, partly as part of my job as an English teacher and partly as relaxation to wind down. However, last year I only read one book, Jamaica Inn, which I feel is nowhere near enough. I like reading book reviews on Ciao and feel that reading is good for the brain as well as enjoyable and relaxing. So, I fully intend to extend ..." Read review
06.01.2012

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Energy saving resolution

Advantagessave energy, save climate, a good new year resolution to make

DisadvantagesNone

"The earth completed one more revolution around the sun and so did we. It is very hard to comprehend and accept the significance of the moment as we leave one year behind and step into a new year. Similarly, nothing special happened as I entered 2012 watching the live television broadcast of the firework concert at the Edinburgh Castle on the 31st night. When I woke up in the first morning of 2012, nothing had changed dramatically ..." Read review
14.01.2012

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