How Mindfulness Can Boost Your New Year’s Resolve

Charlotte Bell
Older woman practicing meditation outdoors.

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? How do they usually pan out for you?

The new year seems like a good time to start with a clean slate. Resolving to change habits that no longer serve and develop newer, healthier habits is a worthy practice. But most of us have found out through experience that it’s not always as easy as we think it should be.

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