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It is time to ditch the ‘New Year, New Me’ mentality in 2020

It is time to ditch the ‘New Year, New Me’ mentality in 2020

Sarah Levinson, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2020

We are a month into 2020, and with every start of a new year, comes the inevitable strive to work on bettering ourselves. Dr. Laurie Santos, psychologist and host of The Happiness Lab podcast, calls this the “fresh start” effect. Santos says that people look for specific moments to make their fresh st...

Out with the old, in with the new: tips for sticking to your 2018 resolutions

Out with the old, in with the new: tips for sticking to your 2018 resolutions

Chantai Thomas, Lifestyles Editor

January 18, 2018

Though there is never a wrong time to replace bad habits with better ones, January 1 is typically one of the more inspiring dates to take up positive lifestyle changes in the hopes of achieving our best, healthiest and happiest selves. The adoption of new year’s resolutions is an annual tradition many...

2018: new year, same old me

2018: new year, same old me

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

December 28, 2017

Editor’s Note: Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is the assistant opinion editor for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may be found on Twitter @itsveronica98. All suggestions and inquiries may...

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