11 Ways to Make January, Well, Not So Terrible
Is everyone you know humble-bragging about their New Year's resolutions to go on a diet/join the gym/learn a language/give up booze? January can be the most tiresome month of the year, not least of all because everyone you know is trying to reach a goal and attempting to prove (via their social media accounts) that they're living their best lives. Let's face it — we're broke, it's cold, and Summer feels a long way away.
So this January, why not start off the New Year by having some fun, being kind to yourself, and focusing on the positives? After all, we've got too much else to worry about. We've come up with 11 ideas for fun, indulgent, enjoyable things you can do to make January a bit less miserable. Forget challenges, chores, and feeling guilty about not achieving unrealistic goals — this is all about making gentle, positive moves towards being more productive, healthy, or happy. Pick whichever floats your boat the most — or not. There's no judgment here.