Even if you don’t set lofty New Year’s resolutions, after six weeks of too much sugar, salt, fat, and liquor, we’re all ready for a change of pace. It’s a good time to hit the psychological—and dietary—reset button and start the year off right as we scramble to resume our regular routines. Here’s how:

The beginning of the year is also the time to treat the trees right. There is a Jewish holiday that will resonate with anyone interested in sustainable solutions for what ails our planet. This year, Tu b’Shvat, the birthday of trees, falls on January 21st. Learn more about one of the world’s earliest vegan holidays here and here. Then, please share below how you can help protect the trees where you live. Let’s get some ideas flowing.

Happy New Year!