Along with the madness of Christmas preparation, there is added pressure this time of year to plan your New Years Resolutions.
It’s said that you should only set goals that are SMART:
However, it can feel near-impossible to choose goals that tick all of the boxes. And so we often set goals that we can’t possibly achieve/stick to, meaning that we just end up hating ourselves by mid-february.
This year we’re turning to art for inspiration. We’ve picked 8 resolutions you might want to try this January 1st, and a piece of art to match and boost your morale throughout the year.
Resolution: Seek More Peace
Art: Monet’s The Water Lilies – The Clouds
Resolution: Travel More
Art: Singer Sargent’s Rio dei Mendicanti, Venice
Resolution: Spend More Time With Family
Art: Cassatt’s Child Picking a Fruit
Resolution: Make Amazing Memories With Your BFF
Art: Picasso’s Two Women Running on The Beach
Resolution: More Self-Love
Art: Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus
Resolution: Work On Your Fitness
Art: Bellows’ Dempsey and Firpo
Resolution: Make a Move on That Special Someone
Art: Klimt’s The Kiss
Resolution: Hit Career Goals and Network
Art: Powell Frith’s A Private View at the Royal Academy
Author: Verity Babbs