What resolution will you make for 2020?
If you have good suggestions please put them in the comments section at the end.
Points 1 to 12 were added in the comments for 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Long term suggestions and links by JA (the web editor) in the second table lower down lower down)
|1.Buy nothing new for a year except of course consumables such as food – it has been done!||2.Walk everywhere under one mile.||3. Use email instead of paper.||4.Turn off the heating except in very cold weather.||5. Do not use any social media as it is corroding. etc.etc.|
|6. Give surplus savings to charities for environment, sustainability and peace-building.||7. Double-check that savings, investments and banking are environmentally positive and ethical. (Rosie)||8. Safely dispose of any garden chemicals that are harmful or not necessary.(Rosie)||9. Get a milkman! This reduces plastic waste by about half. (Sue)||10. Buy British wool products and leather|
|11. Insulate yourself! Trawl second hand shops for big fluffy jumpers and fleecy blankets||12. Appreciate wildlife more by not having a pet & by allowing and creating habitats in the garden.|
Perennial suggestions to try again this year and see how many days you can keep going
|1. Get Fit and avoid obesity||2. Singing||3. Develop your Speaking skills||4. Develop your Listening skills : RASA||5. Save Wildlife – Get your church involved. URGENT|
|6. Master the magic of Mosses, Moths, Mammals & more marvels of nature||7. Take Old People on Nature Trips||8. Count your blessings!||9. Campaign||10. Go more vegan|
Would you like to form new habits? A Useful website to visit is: Coach-me – download the habit tracker ap -. You decided what you want to do every day (e.g. exercise, have 7 hours sleep, improve prayer life, smile,) and everyday you log in and say that you have done it. You can make up your own resolutions.