As we start another year, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the influx of ‘new year, new you’ messages. The pressure to restrict, deprive, and generally overhaul our lives is everywhere. over at Marie ClaireHowever, our approach has always been a little different. We are not giving in to pressure to sign strict new pledges based on denial, or publicly commit to wildly optimistic regimes that suit neither our personalities or lifestyles. That’s why, this month in our Wellness Special, you’ll find practical insights from leading authors, experts, athletes, and coaches on setting realistic goals, embracing failure (if you’re serious about success), and finding new sustainable routines. Looking for a way to make. Which will make you feel stronger and more joyful. There’s also a healthy dose of inspiration from our incredible cover star, incarnationZoe Saldana, who reveals how she prepared mentally and physically for her toughest challenge yet — reprising her role as Neytiri more than 13 years after the first film was released. Stay tuned for more of our #StartTheYearStrong campaign, which will be featured throughout the month mariclair.co.uk (opens in new tab) and our social channels. Here’s to a healthier, happier 2023.