Resolutions for a more mindful New Year

New year's resolutions

Mumsnetters put forward their suggestions for a more balanced year, no chanting or incense necessary

Be grateful for the little things

“I'm going to count my blessings and enjoy my maternity leave.”

Blessed

And make time for what's really important

“WORRY LESS and enjoy life more.”

happy

Don't look back

“I'm trying my hardest to live in the present, not the past or the future.”

time

Good intentions are everything

“I'm going to be proactive about my good intentions, to ensure I don't miss out on fabulous opportunities, like spending time with friends and exploring new areas.”

fabulous

So use them to put yourself first

“I'm making some time for me in the week which doesn't involve trying to catch up on sleep.”

tired

But above all, think big

“Win lottery. Solve world hunger. Achieve world peace. Lose weight. Get hair cut more often. Cure cancer. House the homeless. Stop going to bed with make-up on. Save the planet from ecological disaster. Re-freeze the poles. Marry Daniel Craig. Be kind to animals.”

panic