Don’t Try To Create A Better New You This January

Reconnect with the neglected authentic you instead

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It’s that time of year again — time to make resolutions and plans to improve yourself and your life. But what if you didn’t do that? What if you started off this new year and this new decade by not trying to become a better you? What if instead, you just tried to reconnect with all the best parts of who you already are?




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