New Year’s Resolution Ideas

New Years resolutions to change your life

New Year’s Resolution Ideas That Could Change Your Life

New Year’s resolutions are a great way to make your life better and healthier. Yes, resolutions can be hard, and picking just one or two instead of like ten will help you focus and succeed.

I’ve heard nearly 45% of people in the U.S. make one or more resolutions for the new year. The top resolutions are:

  • Stop smoking
  • Exercise more
  • Weight loss
  • Save more money
  • Get their finances in order

Here’s my list of some great New Year’s resolutions.

Health Resolutions

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Over the years, I’ve tried to eat healthier and pay attention to what I’m eating. It seems the older I get, the more I realize how important it is to eat healthily.  

I could use more sleep; I get up way too early and spend many days staying up late.

  • get more sleep
  • lose weight
  • get help for anxiety
  • eat healthier food
  • cook more/ less processed food
  • drink less alcohol
  • get help for depression
  • learn yoga
  • stop smoking
  • sanitize your phone weekly
  • take vitamins
  • think more positive
  • take care of your mental health
  • eat more vegetables
  • eat less sugar
  • be more grateful
  • drink more water
  • cut calories
  • exercise
  • meditate
  • walk
  • run
  • stay mindful and in the moment

Finance Resolutions

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I’d like to renovate my house in the future and to do that I need to save more.

I spend too much money every month and don’t put it in my savings. Little things keep popping up, and I see something I need at the store or online.

I want to save more as one of my new year’s resolutions.

Some things I’m thinking about this year and hope you are too:

  • learn to budget
  • invest more
  • open a savings account
  • take care of debt
  • get life insurance
  • make an extra payment to your mortgage
  • sell $500 worth of clutter around the house
  • use credit cards properly
  • shop responsibly
  • save $1,000
  • open a retirement account
  • give to one charity
  • improve your credit score
  • find a better job

New Year’s Resolutions To Make You Happy

  • make your home smell fragrant
  • do one thing at a time
  • buy some plants
  • plan a vacation
  • decorate with family pictures
  • volunteer
  • keep clutter out of your kitchen
  • play more upbeat music
  • find a new hobby
  • do something out of the ordinary
  • re-do your home, so it’s calmer
  • less phone time
  • learn a new skill
  • be more self-reliant

Do Things That Matter In Life

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These are things we should work on daily throughout the year. Some things we don’t do enough of, and as we age, we look back and say, “I wish I spent more time doing things that matter.”

  • be kinder
  • grow closer to God
  • improve your marriage
  • more time with family
  • more time with friends
  • love yourself more
  • love the life you live
  • smile more
  • stop being busy and just play
  • be happier
  • be more content
  • just be YOU

So that’s my list of things I’m thinking of. I hope to accomplish a few of these new year’s resolutions this coming year and make my life happier and better.

Have you chosen a few of these life-changing resolutions? Please tell me about them!

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