"Practice Joy": New Year's Resolutions From Kerry Washington, Rachel Brosnahan and More

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The 'Little Fires Everywhere' star tells The Hollywood Reporter she wants to live "fully as an act of resistance"; Brosnahan is intent on getting better at answering text messages; and Gabrielle Union talks about the vision boards her family is doing to welcome 2021.
"Practice Joy": New Year's Resolutions From Kerry Washington, Rachel Brosnahan and More

Gabrielle Union: "I stopped doing resolutions but started doing vision boards. My whole family does them now, on New Year's Eve day. We set intentions for the year, our hopes, dreams and intentions. Some folks pray over them. Some folks meditate over them. Some folks just look at them, lovingly. Then we put them in our rooms or wherever we can see them every day. I keep mine in my bathroom. I keep the one from the previous year, too, in case the things that I put in motion the previous year come to pass in the current year."

David Mandel, showrunner (Veep): "My New Year's resolution is to try and make 2021 as good as 2020 was. Fingers crossed!"

excited about the new year's resolution I started early: not explaining SHIT to you people — chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) December 27, 2020

Devon Sawa: "I just want to plant my feet down on the Earth in 2021 and pray that it's better than 2020. I hope that we get back to a political landscape where it's boring to hear what the president's doing most of the time."

Kevin Bacon: "I'm kind of a New Year's resolution scrooge. I'm more of a day-to-day type of guy. I want to make sure that I'm going to read a chapter of this book today and then I can get through that. But if I make a New Year's resolution that I'm going to read 30 books, I'll never make it."

My New Year's resolution for 2021 is "Spend less time with my family." — Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) December 16, 2020

Hans Zimmer, composer: "We [composers] didn't even know there was a lockdown because all we do is sit at home and write music. Ok, that's not true. I got COVID, I got sick as a dog and I truly, truly say to everybody, put your masks on, wash your fingers and don't come near me. I don't want people to look forward to 2021, because why should a date change make a difference? The only thing that will make a difference is that people will actually take things…
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