Advice For Making, Succeeding At New Year's Resolution : Consider This from NPR Back in November, comedian Robyn Schall found an old list of her goals for 2020. She shared the list in a video that went viral — because it turned out a lot of people could relate to a year that didn't go as planned.

Gretchen Rubin and R. Eric Thomas have some advice on how to make 2021 a little better.

Rubin writes books about happiness and habits — her latest is Outer Order, Inner Calm — and she hosts the podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Thomas dispenses opinions and wisdom as a senior staff writer at elle.com. He's the author of the memoir Here For It.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Advice For Making (And Succeeding At) Your New Year's Resolution

Advice For Making (And Succeeding At) Your New Year's Resolution

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The ball drops to ring in the new year in a mostly empty Times Square in New York City on Friday. Corey Sipkin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The ball drops to ring in the new year in a mostly empty Times Square in New York City on Friday.

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Back in November, comedian Robyn Schall found an old list of her goals for 2020. She shared the list in a video that went viral — because it turned out a lot of people could relate to a year that didn't go as planned.

Gretchen Rubin and R. Eric Thomas have some advice on how to make 2021 a little better.

Rubin writes books about happiness and habits — her latest is Outer Order, Inner Calm — and she hosts the podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Listen on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

Thomas dispenses opinions and wisdom as a senior staff writer at elle.com. He's the author of the memoir Here For It.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Lee Hale, Brianna Scott and Brent Baughman. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.