Give some of your time to a cause close to your heart, get fit through walking or running, or broaden your knowledge with new experiences - if any of these new year resolutions sound familiar, we've got some suggestions to help you stick to them.
January is the perfect time to finally get around to getting to know your local area better. Be a home tourist and escape from the daily grind with a day trip to one of these places open through winter.
We've chosen our favourite winter walks. All you need to do is pick a route, pack a thermos and get out there in the fresh air.
Be part of our amazing team here in the North East. We've got opportunities to match lots of different skills - you could be a ranger, a room guide or gardener for a start.
Beautiful scenery or good company can be great for spurring you on while out running. Have a look at where you can find both in the North East.