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Lifestyle

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

January. Everyone rushes to the sales and frets about the extra present that has appeared on their scales. We vow to change but by March, this is forgotten and not achieved. Never fear! Here are some tips to help you keep your resolutions. Setting Goals Flexible targets are key to achieving your aims-Be positive and challenge yourself, but don’t afraid to tweak your targets if it becomes too much. Always set realistic goals for your resolutions, changing something small can make a huge difference. For example, ‘to be stress free’ is quite possibly one of the most unrealistic targets you could set for the year. We’re students, we get stressed, it’s a natural occurrence. Why not find a way that isn’t eating/ drinking/ smoking that alleviates stress for you? A better target would be t...
Opinion

New Year, New You

New Years Resolution’s are the chance for us to brag to our friends about turning over a new leaf, becoming ‘a new me’. A new me who goes to lectures and seminars, who makes use of the gold gym membership bought back in Freshers week, who doesn’t waste all their money on VK’s just because the bar queue is shorter… All new years resolutions we’ve heard and said to ourselves plenty of times, only to be broken within the first month. Because let’s face it, the person you are on December 31st 2014 is definitely the same person you’ll be on January 1st 2015. Despite this, new years resolutions are a tradition. And since so many of us are going to make them, why not make a couple which are student relevant? New years resolutions might not make Royal Holloway a better place but if, for once, w...