‘Tis the season for setting goals and aspirations for the brand new year. What better time, we asked ourselves, for catching up with two of our favorite ladies to see what topped their bucket lists and resolutions for 2018?

Anoushka graces our screens every Wednesday on DMC with her riveting talk show Salon Anoushka, so what, we wonder, does she plan to find time for in the coming year?

CEM: Anoushka, what is at the top of your bucket list for 2018?

I have always dreamed of traveling to India, but work seems to keep me too busy. Hopefully, this will be the year I can make it.

Can you tell us what you are currently working on?

My talk show, Salon Anoushka, keeps me busy, but I love every moment of course.

What is your New Year’s resolution going to be?

To become more active on social media.

Lively, charismatic actress Phaedra Al-Masri juggles a hectic schedule but still plans to expand her horizons during 2018. Her responses to our questions should inspire us.

CEM: Phaedra, what ranks high on your bucket list for 2018?

First, a long dreamed of trip to South Africa, then I would like to take up skydiving. And, importantly, to find time to read more.

What about your New Year’s resolution?

My resolution is to worry less!