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New Year’s Resolutions for Washingtonians

The New Year and A New You in Washington DC

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Have you made a New Year's resolution or a set a new goal to fulfill this coming year? Here is a list of some of the most popular resolutions with some tips and resources to help you achieve them in the Washington DC area. Share Your New Year's Resolution

Exercise and Weight Loss

Getting in shape is probably the most popular New Year’s resolution and regular exercise has great health benefits. January is the perfect time to join a gym or start a new activity. Many Washington DC health clubs, yoga centers and weight loss centers offer special promotions to kick off the new year. You may also plan ahead and sign up to participate in the National Marathon in March or a local charity walk in the spring.

Learn Something New

Have you vowed to make this year the year to learn something new? Perhaps you are considering a career change, want to learn a new language, or how to cook? Most local colleges and universities offer distance and adult education programs. Read More About Education in the Washington DC Area

Have More Fun

Given the stressful lifestyles we live in the Washington DC area, it is important to take time for yourself and to connect with other people. Make a new year’s resolution to enjoy life and see more of the DC Capital region. Read More About Things to Do in the Washington DC Area

Help Others

A popular New Year's resolution is to volunteer to help others. Whether you choose to spend time volunteering at a local food bank, mentoring a child, or building a house, there are many nonprofit volunteer organizations that could really use your help. Read More About Volunteer Opportunities in Washington DC

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