New Year’s Resolution Ideas
Head into the new year with optimism, courage, and great expectations of what you can achieve. Take charge of your mental health, physical health, and emotional health. Here are some tips to do just that!
The health benefits of exercising are endless. Try to be active wherever you can, set measurable goals, visit the gym more often, and get a workout buddy to hold you accountable.
If you can hardly see your counters through all the papers, Post-its, and not-yet-put-away groceries, you may pay for that chaos later when it comes to meals. Take 20 minutes to whisk it all where it belongs, and it can help you eat more mindfully in days to come.
Learn a new skill or hobby.
When was the last time you started a new hobby? Try to be open to new experiences, and don’t limit yourself based on what you think you are capable of.
Read more books.
No explanation needed. Reading is good for your brain!
Eat more vegetables.
You heard this enough from your mom, right? But you really can never have enough vegetables, so try to opt for this to be the largest portion on your plate.
Drink more water.
Water makes up for up to two-thirds of our body! So you can understand why hydration is crucial for a number of reasons. So grab that reusable water bottle and drink up!
Give more compliments.
A little compliment can go a long way. If you have been the receiver of a compliment from a stranger, you probably know that it can increase general happiness. But did you know that giving compliments can be just as uplifting as receiving them? Give it a try!
We all know by now that it's bad for your health. Don’t be afraid to ask your doctor for help. There are many resources available to help you be successful.
Spend more time with family and friends.
The best memories are usually with family and friends. Be intentional about making time for them.
Cook something new each week. (or a month if that’s a little too much for you.)
Getting into the kitchen and trying new things will build your confidence. Have fun with it, and encourage your spouse or children to join in the experience.
Go somewhere new.
This does not have to be somewhere expensive. It could be a new park, a new town, or a new museum. It’s all about stepping out and trying new things.
Take a Social Media break.
Taking a break from social media can help decrease feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression. brought on by excessive scrolling, according to Insider. Instagram has even launched a new "Take a Break" tool. You can set your Instagram account to remind you to take breaks from using the app. The "Your Activity" menu lets you enable both "Daily Limit" and "Take a Break" reminders.
It’s exciting to start a new year. Be optimistic, set goals, and choose multi New Years' resolutions if you are feeling sassy. Have fun and live life to the fullest.
“I think the more unexpected something is, the more there is to learn from it.” —Michael J. Fox