It's the most aspirational time of year, as people cast about for their resolutions — often resorting to the same old standbys they've tried, and abandoned, before.
This year, why not try something new? We happen to have a few suggestions on hand ...
For the Ads for Nicer Living project, NPR listeners are writing short ads pitching life's little joys, five of which will be produced by NPR.
Most of the submissions so far are about appreciation — for children's laughter, dogs, sunsets, warm socks, balmy breezes.