Yes, we all need to lose weight, stop smoking and become more focussed on our careers. But what about making a more altruistic promise - one that affects those beyond yourself?
A long-distance relationship can be difficult, frustrating, and emotionally draining. However, if you put the effort into making it work then it will be incredibly rewarding and worth the tougher times.
It’s a bit of a cliché: uni students live off pasta and ready meals, and have to Google the simplest culinary questions. While it may be cheaper to survive on a veg-less diet, sooner or later your body will be complaining about it even more than your mum would (if she knew).