Top Things To Do This Weekend (8th – 10th January)

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January means getting back into a routine after the festive season and a chance for a fresh start. While New Year resolutions can often be hard to stick with, setting yourself up with specific things to do has been proven to be much more successful in helping to instill better habits. Here are a few ideas to help you on your way this weekend!



1. Make a Healthy Meal From Scratch

This is often easier said than done, but the end result is super rewarding. There are plenty of really healthy recipes online you can follow If you’re stuck for inspiration, why not try recreate a dish you had in a restaurant or look to Galway-based cooking creative Cepta Mahon for inspiration?


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2. Take an Online Fitness Class

With up to 45 live classes available weekly, NRG Health & Fitness are bound to have a home workout to suit your timetable. When you’re starting out it’s important to pick something that suits your fitness level and works well into your weekly schedule, this way it is way easier to become a part of your lifestyle.



3. Take a Virtual Tour of The Louvre Museum

As much as we would all love to be seeing these places in person, a virtual museum tour offers a unique opportunity to explore beyond your own four walls and immerse yourself in culture from the comfort of your couch. The Louvre is one of the museums hosting such tours, with a licensed guide led webinar packed with photos, videos, polls and a fully interactive chat function. There is also a live Q&A at the end satisfying all your questions about the Louvre and Paris. The tour takes place on Sat 9, from 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM


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4. Start a Creative Project

A great way to start the new year, and put any extra time you have on your hands to good use, is to start a personal creative project. It can be anything from painting a picture to writing a song, or even knitting! It is extremely mentally rewarding to have worked on something and have a finished product to show for it. Also, allowing yourself to be creative is great for your emotional and mental health, as well as helping you gain new skills, there’s no downside!



5. Attend an ‘All-You-Need-To-Know’ Session about Houseplants

Houseplants are a beautiful, easy to decorate with & will help clean our indoor air too! With a wide variety of textures, colors and some that flower and others that add fragrance, it’s easy and fun to bring the outdoors in. Come learn which ones are easy to grow vs those that can be challenging. Join expert Holli Schippers for discussions on everything you want & need to know about houseplants on Sat 9, at 6pm.


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