With terrorist attacks in Istanbul, 2017 has already started off on a shaky note. However, there is something about the new year that brings a sense of hope and determination. Whether that is linked to losing a few pounds or starting to volunteer, these small changes are ways for us to try to renew. The idea of becoming a better person is intrinsically linked to the new year and this is something we shouldn’t take for granted. Improvement is something we should strive for on a daily basis but riding on the wave of the new year cheer, here are a few things we think we could use a little more of in 2017.