This is the bleakest, darkest time of the year and the last thing any of us should be doing is making it any harder than it needs to be. Why punish ourselves? If you really want to start new diets/exercise regimes/stop eating biscuits/kick the Netflix habit into touch (Really? Are you sure?!-in January??) then who am I to say otherwise but be kind to yourself because so many New Year Resolutions fall at the first hurdle and then we are all crippled with feelings of failure. Change is all about timing-January does not HAVE to be YOUR time.
As we hurtle towards the end of the year it is time to take stock and reflect on how our year has been. For many of us it will have been a 'mixed bag' of good, bad, happy and sad events but everything that has happened to us or around us will help shape what happens to us next.