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How to NOT give up on new year’s resolutions
As we head towards Blue Monday (21st January) and wave goodbye to mid-January, which according to Strava (a social fitness ...
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1. Exercise More
One of the most popular New Year's Resolutions is to lose weight, get fit, eat right and exercise more. If you plan on making a positive change and sticking to it, remember to be realistic, plan ahead and track your progress.
Above all don’t beat yourself up and keep trying! Give yourself small, measurable targets and do your best to stay motivated. Why not sign up to a race from DB Max to give you something to train for? If you need some professional advice, T2 Fitness has all the answers!
David Lloyd will let you do a trial workout so you can be certain it’s the right place for you before you sign up.
2. Revamp your Wardrobe
There's no better time than January to sort through your wardrobe and treat yourself to some new items of clothing.
From new party outfits to refreshing what you wear to work, shop all of the latest must-haves at The Brunel Swindon. Or, for consistent under-RRP prices from over 100 designer brands, get yourself to Swindon Designer Outlet.
3. Do Something for Charity
Surely giving up your time is just as satisfying as giving up chocolate?
Whether it’s supporting the care of patients and families at the Hospice or fundraising to generate money needed to support care, Prospect can’t achieve all that they do without the help of volunteers.
Whatever you decide to do, have fun and good luck!
4. Try a New Hairstyle
New Year, new hair! Whether you fancy trying a new hairstyle or reinventing your look for 2019, Miller and Holland will be able to help.
January is the perfect time to switch up your look. After all, what could be more be more exciting than a new look to match your cheery new outlook? Therefore, Hair by Tanya could help you go into 2019 in style!
If you're worried about taking the snip, change doesn't have to mean a new hairstyle; it can also mean a change in hair care! Check out Karoliina Saunders Hair Designs New Year Hair Resolutions here.
5. Do a Bungee Jump
Make 2019 the year that you enjoy the adrenaline thrill of a lifetime!
This next resolution certainly isn't one for the fainthearted, but if you're looking for a New Year's experience that you'll remember forever, a bungee jump is the perfect choice.
Boasting the UK’s first commercial Bridge Bungee Jump, indoor and outdoor bungee facilities and regular jump heights from 160ft to 400ft, the UK Bungee Club offers an unparalleled choice of Bungee Jumping activities.
6. Improve your Social Networking Skills
Now is the perfect time to give yourself a social media makeover! If your aim is to up your social media game in the New Year, we think we know someone who'll be able to help...US!
Aimed at beginners, our Social Media Training Sessions highlight how to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to increase your profile, customer relationships and sales to ensure you're at the top of your social game!
if you think your company or colleagues could do with a bit of help utilising social media, email us here!
7. Find a New Job
For many, the New Year means a new start. Recent studies suggest that the large majority of people plan to actively seek a career change come January.
If your resolution for 2019 is to go out and find your dream job, Juice Recruitment can help. They'll be able to advise you on everything from creating an amazing CV, to how to prepare for interviews.
Remember to only apply for relevant positions, do your research and keep your spirits up - sometimes it's better to find a new job by searching for a great company rather than a position.
8. Make More Time for Friends
As our lives get busier, quality time with friends tends to move further down our priority lists. Tight schedules and endless responsibilities, can make it seem nearly impossible to make time for our nearest and dearest - but it doesn't have to be that way! Make 2019 the year that this all changes.
There's an abundance of great places to catch-up with friends in Swindon, so there's really no excuse for not making the effort.
9. Take up a New Hobby
You're never too old to learn a new skill or hobby. Hobbies may differ from person to person but they're still fantastic ways to have fun, relieve stress and make new friends!
Here are just a couple of suggestions of new things to try in Swindon; water sports at South Cerney Outdoor, tennis at Better's Delta Tennis Centre or how about an evening course at New College? You can study a range of topics including a new language, creative writing or dance.
10. Walk or Cycle to Work
Start the New Year off right with a resolution to make the world a greener place! Not only can cycling or walking to work improve your well-being but it will have a positive effect on the environment too.
Sustrans are a leading charity enabling people to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.
11. Training Opportunities
Want 2019 to be the year you learn lots of new skills and find a hobbie/job you absouletly love! There are tons of training opportunities availible, so make 2019 the year you accomplish one!
Have a dream to be skillful in manicures or pedicures? Kelly Wilson is for you! It's a fantastic nail training academy which offers multiple nail training courses that are all accredited by the ABT.
Have a passion for helping others stay fit and healthy or want to help others know the importance of training properly? T2 Fitness helps deliver excellent education to prepare people for a career in Personal Training.
South Cerney Outdoors offers families, individuals or couples to take on new skills by offering fantastic outside activities.