For those without the monetary worries Christmas has left behind the new year makes us realise another year has passed us by. These people tend to resolute to enjoy life more and get out of it whatever they can. For some this stance does last as new hobbies and friends are made.
However, an unfortunate characteristic of us Brits is routine and tradition. Many of us start a new hobby then realise we actually preferred to spend our evenings watching Antiques Roadshow or Facebook stalking people we met once 15 years ago.
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