New Year’s Day (1st January 2014) is one of the most popular occasions in the world. As 2013 comes to an end it is time for us to enjoy yourself, reflect upon our goals & look forward to a secure & flourishing 2014.
Welcoming the New Year is a thrilling time, full with high expectation and prospect for the months to come. Whether you slide into a New Year without difficulty or go kicking and screaming, you’ll get some good advice for your life and your home.
Begin of New Year’s Day, at midnight, is heralded by fireworks, parties and special events, which are often televised. Very few people have to work on the day itself. For many it is a day of recovery from the New Year’s Eve celebrations the previous night. In some towns and cities, parades are held and special football games are played. The birth of the first baby in the New Year is often celebrated with gifts to his or her parents and appearances in local newspapers and on local news shows. Many people make New Year’s resolutions. These are usually promises to themselves that they will improve something in their own lives. Common New Year’s resolutions are to stop smoking or drinking alcohol, to lose weight, exercise more or to live a healthier lifestyle.