For many of us, the New Year signals a fresh start, renewal and the start of a new chapter. It’s a special time because it brings the hope of new beginnings and possibilities. On New Year’s Day, after the celebrations end and the champagne toasts are over, many of us take time to reevaluate our lives. We reflect on our choices, priorities, and goals, and decide how we are going to do things differently to improve our lives. This is best seen in one of the most popular customs and is what New Year’s resolution making is all about. Wishing you a New Year filled with new hopes, new joy, and new beginnings. January 1st, 2018 is the first day of a 365-day chapter, write a good one.
Bree Bonchay, LCSW, is a licensed psychotherapist with over 18 years of experience working in the field of mental health and trauma recovery. She specializes in helping people recover from toxic relationships and shares her insights about Narcissistic Personality Disorder and psychopathy in her blog FreeFromToxic. Her articles have been featured in major online magazines and she has appeared on radio as a guest expert.