Happy New Year!

As I live in New Zealand, we are one of the first countries in the world to celebrate the New Year, so let me be the first to wish you a Happy New Year!

In so many ways, New Year is a much more significant day than Christmas to me. It holds all the promise of those brand new textbooks at the beginning of school, or an unopened present, or meeting a new person, seeing a tiny baby or setting out on a long trip.

I’ve made resolutions or goals most New Years, and this is no different. This year I want to do some specific things that are good for me, and hopefully good for others too! (more…)