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By the way… Let’s try thinking positive in a very wet new year

  • Aruna Harjani

  /   Sat, January 18 2020   /  02:23 am

As another new year begins, many will be dutifully making resolutions with every intention to stick to them. But how many people can say they have stuck to them for more than a few weeks?Each year, I get a sheet of paper and write down my list of dreams to achieve. I never see that sheet of paper again until the end of the year, when we start cleaning up to discard unwanted clutter.This year, I did not need that sheet of paper because my new year opened with a bang with these words: “think positive”, thanks to my child’s friend who reminded me of those words on New Year’s Eve.New Year’s Eve, an overly hyped affair all over the world, drew me into the “action” by force this time around. My hubby and I had to succumb to our child’s idea of having dinner with her at a restaurant. The package deal offered by the restaurant was dinner and free entrance to a sepa...