As the festive season draws to a close and we welcome in the new year, it’s time to think about those New Year’s resolutions. It’s no secret that when the chilled vibes of the holidays wear off and the year marches on, you tend to lose focus and forget about your resolutions. But those goals don’t have to find themselves lumped under a pile of forgotten intentions. You just need to find the motivation to make January #NewYearNewMe season, and stay entertained at the same time. With these resolutions that are worth sticking to, and the shows to help keep you inspired, you don’t need to tackle your resolutions alone.
Upgrade your space
Renovating your home is an exciting but daunting prospect. So why not start with the garden? Carol Klein is here to help. With over 40 years’ experience, Carol is sure to turn you into a gardening pro in no time. Filmed at her tranquil plot in Devon, England, this two-part master class will take you through the basics of knowing where your plants should go, to the intricacies of growing plants from scratch. No matter your gardening woes, she’s got you. This show is for everyone, from the totally clueless to the uninspired green-fingered. And with a garden that you’re in love with, who knows, maybe you’ll have some newfound inspiration to tackle the interior of your home.
Get your gardening gloves ready and tune into How to Garden S2 on The Home Channel, DStv Channel 176. Starts Tuesday, 28 December at 21:30 CAT.
Getting fit is on almost everyone’s list of New Year’s resolutions, but it’s one of those things that quickly takes a back seat when life starts getting busy again. If you’re looking for a reason to put that new gym membership to good use (or to finally sign up for one), look no further than Too Large. This show follows the journey of seven people as they attempt to lose weight and change their lives forever. The show highlights the importance of healthy living and explores the dangers of not looking after your well-being. It’s sure to motivate you to prioritise your health and get moving.
Catch Too Large on TLC, DStv Channel 135, on Monday, 10 January, at 21:00 CAT.
Hone a talent
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the idea of picking up a new talent this year, watching Amy Schumer learn to cook is sure to take the edge off. Join the actress and comedian and her chef husband, Chris Fischer, as they tackle life in quarantine with their new baby while cooking up a storm in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Amy proves that with the right mix of cocktails and humour, anyone can learn how to cook.
Watch Amy and her husband put together delicious dishes in the kitchen on Amy Schumer Learns to Cook on the Food Network, DStv Channel 175 on Thursday, 30 December, at 19:00 CAT.
Thanks to DStv and these entertaining shows, it's easy to find the inspiration and motivation you need to have the 2022 you deserve. Don’t tackle those resolutions alone – we’ve got you!