The challenges of 2020, one of the most surreal years in recent memory, prompted some individuals to make ambitious resolutions.
“It is leading some people to think it’s time to say, ‘I see that life can be fragile, I need to re-prioritize what’s important to me.’ ” said John C. Norcross, a professor and chair of the psychology department at Pennsylvania’s University of Scranton.
While some people found themselves too overburdened by the demands of 2020 to bother making resolutions, “others are recalibrating in their own way, whether it’s less screen time and family-game night or saying, ‘I appreciate the need to slow down,’ ” Dr. Norcross, author of “Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions,” added. To that end, here’s a look at a few individuals undertaking big life changes in 2021.
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