Jan 2018
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Check These Goals off Your 2018 Bucket List!

With the start of each New Year, people become motivated to create new goals or pursue plans that they’ve been putting off for a while.

If you’re undecided about what your 2018 aspirations should be, we’re here to help you get started with this simple and practical bucket list!

Learn something new every day

 
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Knowledge is power, and in today’s world where information is available at your fingertips, there is no excuse not to learn something new on the regular.

You can start small by hopping onto Dictionary.com to learn a new word every day, or discover brilliant life hacks to help you navigate through any situation like a pro. If you’re facing time constraints, consider taking up online courses or listening to podcasts and TED Talks during your daily commute!  

Push your career to the next level

In 2018, focus on investing in your future. Whether you’re looking to be a specialist in your field or want to boost your managerial potential, a Master’s degree will make a great stepping stone to your long-term career goals.

If you’re not keen on pursuing an intensive two-year Master’s programme, consider taking up a Postgraduate diploma instead to boost your specialised skill set! 

Go green

 
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If the recent video of a starving polar bear left you heartbroken, then it’s about time you started taking action. Studies have shown that humans contribute significantly to global warming and climate change. To this end, we should start being mindful and responsible about our everyday habits, which can leave an everlasting impact on our planet.

It could be as simple as substituting plastic bags and cups with your own recyclable tote bags and tumblers respectively or eliminating paper printing at work.

If you’re a working professional, pursuing a 10-day professional qualification on sustainability will enable you to strategise and develop green practices for your company and ultimately contribute to the environment.

Be involved in your community

Many people have thought about doing volunteer work but put it off due to work and life commitments. If you’re one of these people, 2018 is the right time for you to stop procrastinating and start getting involved in your community.

There is a wide range of events and activities for you to lend a hand in. From storytelling in a children’s home to accompanying the elderly on excursions, there is no greater value than bringing joy and making a positive difference in the lives of others.

Gain new experiences overseas

Millennials prioritise experiences over material things and hence, it is no surprise that so many of us are travelling now more than ever before.

Choose from Lonely Planet’s list of top 10 Countries to Visit in 2018, or explore popular destinations such as Australia, Canada and Thailand.

And if you’re having trouble deciding between travel and study, why not do both?

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