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Want a mentally healthy 2018? Don’t resolve to go on a diet. Unsplash/Cerys Lowe

New Year’s resolutions for better mental health

Usually our resolutions are related to our physical health: going on a diet, joining a gym or drinking less. But what about our mental health?
If you want your New Year’s resolutions to last longer than the party, you need to create new habits. But how? from

A behaviourist’s guide to New Year’s resolutions

If you want to stick to your New Year's resolutions, a behaviourist's approach might help you create and keep new, healthy habits.
Self-control is a major problem for many of us, so failure to maintain New Year’s resolutions isn’t surprising. Apionid/Flickr

Four psychological tricks to help stick to your New Year’s resolutions

Every year, millions of people around the world make New Year’s resolutions. And every year, the great majority of us break and abandon those resolutions. Psychology research can help.
Temporal landmarks act as demarcations between a past self, who has perhaps failed to meet goals, and the present self, who has goal pursuit at their fingertips. Lauren Hammond/Flickr

Time for a reset? How to make your New Year’s resolutions work

Recent psychological research highlights several reasons why New Year's resolutions might actually work - as well as simple ways to set yourself up for success.

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