The types of people you might encounter around the new year firmly fall into two camps.
Those who couldn't care less about the prospect of a fresh start, and those of us who start feeling energised as January rolls around by all the ~new potential~.
It makes a whole lot of sense.
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There's a particular phenomenon known as the "fresh start effect" which looked at how time-related landmarks can motivate aspirational behaviour, such as setting New Year's resolutions.
But sticking to them is a whole other story.
Almost all New Year's goal-setters (92 per cent!) fail at their resolutions by January 15, but it doesn't have to be that way.
This year, we have a few tips for actually sticking to your New Year's goals and as it so happens, it's not rocket science.
From choosing priorities to writing yourself an annual letter, here are the three best tips we learned from Mamamia's 8 Minutes to Change your Work Life podcast.