New year

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We prepare for Christmas, Easter, Halloween and even Bonfire Night. So why are we so terrible at planning for January? | Zoe Williams
The failed resolutions and bleak weather this time of year are just as predictable and immovable as every other yearly event. Maybe it’s time we did more than ‘gratitude journal’, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

16, Jan, 2024 @11:00 AM

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‘I want some light in my life’: eight writers make their new year reading resolutions
Finding fun, getting lost in an epic and taking a first peek at science fiction ... Sathnam Sanghera, Elif Shafak, Sarah Waters and more make their reading resolutions for 2024

Sathnam Sanghera, Sarah Waters, Elif Shafak, Benjamin Myers, Sheena Patel, Sebastian Barry, Cecile Pin and Alice Winn

06, Jan, 2024 @9:00 AM

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Most impulse beauty buys are useless – but these actually work | Sali Hughes on beauty
So called ‘thirst buys’ are usually a waste of money, but every now and then you discover a gem. Here are mine …

Sali Hughes

05, Jan, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Tell us: are you going to declutter this year?
We’re interested in hearing whether people in the UK are planning to rid their homes of belongings in the new year

Guardian community team

02, Jan, 2024 @12:34 PM

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The big idea: is being ‘good enough’ better than perfection?
Before making another new year resolution it’s worth asking if change is what you need

Sophie McBain

01, Jan, 2024 @12:30 PM

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Monday briefing: Happy new year? Guardian writers look ahead to 2024 in politics, culture and more
In today’s newsletter: Recession warnings, more time on TikTok, even faster fashion. But never mind – film and TV are going to have a blockbuster year

Nimo Omer

01, Jan, 2024 @6:45 AM

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Cheesy, eggy Georgian bread boats: Honey & Co’s khachapuri recipe for New Year’s Day brunch
Start the new year as you mean to go on, and push the boat out with this savoury Georgian bake

Itamar Srulovich, Sarit Packer

31, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Resolution revolution: how to make new year promises you’ll stick to
It’s self-improvement season and the air is thick with vows to do better next year. Most will be abandoned before January’s over. But is there a way to make better, stronger intentions that might actually stick?

Rhik Samadder

31, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Don’t quit booze – just drink differently: 15 ways to change your life without trying all that hard
We ask the experts for the small life changes that can make a big difference

Sarah Phillips

30, Dec, 2023 @11:55 AM

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Don’t flake, don’t dump friends and don’t hold grudges: experts on what not to do in 2024
Guardian writers including Marina Hyde, John Crace (and a few other successful types) reveal what they won’t be doing in the coming year

30, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The key to keeping new year resolutions? Don’t make them in the first place
Setting endless goals can lead to a downward spiral. Stop wasting your life resolving to improve yourself and you might just find you enjoy it more

Oliver Burkeman

30, Dec, 2023 @10:00 AM

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How to turn leftover tortillas or nachos into a Mexican-style brunch – recipe | Waste not
New year, new feast: take a cue from Mexico and spice things up by making excellent use surplus or stale tortillas or nachos

Tom Hunt

30, Dec, 2023 @6:00 AM

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