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Upworthy Weekly podcast: Leaving your comfort zone, a nun finds love, making resolutions stick

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? A woman challenges herself to do something new every day of the year, a nun and a friar find forbidden love and how to keep your New Year’s resolutions.

Upworthy Weekly podcast for January 7, 2023.

What are Alison and Tod talking about this week? A woman challenges herself to do something new every day of the year. A nun and a friar find forbidden love and a psychologist gives evidence-based tips on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions.

Plus, is Alison on today’s show the real Alison?

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Sometimes we adults complicate things.

We tend to really do that at certain times, like at the new year. We can feel pressure — self-inflicted or from others around us — to make big New Year's resolutions and lofty goals for life changes.

But kids? They're rational about these things. The balance of their future doesn't hang on a few big goals.

Can you imagine a 7-year-old stressing about losing all the pounds, getting a promotion, and never getting behind on laundry — all over the course of one year?

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