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Hi all,

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a great 2018, and hope 2019 is even better than that. Well I say a great 2018, lots of things happened last year that were bad. The media was inundated with lots of articles about the troubles all around the world. I really do hope that 2019 is the year that we start to rebuild, reconnect and start changing for the better (Brexit, I’m looking st you here). But a new year means change. This will be a pivotal year for the UK, and for all of us living here. We could change what we know, and change our future forever. But as complex as Brexit is, we all ty to change ourselves in a new year. It’s a chance to start fresh and do better than last year.

For me, that means both big and small changes. I start this year with more hope for any year I have had before. It’s taken a while but I have become more secure with myself, more sure if my abilities and more sure of what I can achieve. I may place more pressure on this year to change my life around but I feel more confident that I can actually achieve the goals I set for myself. At least that’s how I feel now. You never know what the year will bring, as there is so much uncertainty. Maybe that’s a good thing though. Venture into the unknown and see what happens, what changes and what it brings forward.

One thing I know I want for this year is more of a social life. I have gradually built that up over the last year, and I want that to continue. I want to reconnect with people and repair lost friendships. It’s important to keep people within our lives, and I came to that realisation over the last few months. I will meet new people, say yes to social events and make new friends. I know that it will help my mental state, and it’s nice to have people in our lives that understand us, and we can relax and enjoy spending time with.

So I start my 2019 with hope. Even though there are a lot of things that will happen this year that can detract from that hope, I will keep it close to me. It will see me through, and make this year my best year.

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