Make 2017 a great year! Don’t stress yourself out with everyone asking you what your new year’s resolution is going to be. Try some of these attainable goals, which also double as great lifestyle habits to keep for more than just a new year’s resolution.
1. Cut Down on the Electronics:
Start small with something like not having your phone present during dinner time, it’s much easier than you think and you will be able to enjoy the company of your friends and family to the fullest. If you are out with a group of friends make a game out of it, have everyone put their phone away and the first person who picks up there phone has to buy a round for the group.
2. Eat Healthier:
This doesn’t mean trying some new diet where you are miserable, but just improving from where you were on your’ eating habits. Start small like maybe cutting back on eating fast food and trying to cook at home more.
3. Get More Sleep:
Sleep will do wonders for you if you have bad sleeping habits currently. Sleep will be your new addiction once you get in that new routine. There are many apps you can download on your phone to help you track your sleep and to remind you to start winding down for bed. It is important when that certain time of night hits to let go of what you are doing and focus on getting rest. Shoot for 7-8 hours a night for the best results.
4. Save Some Money:
Saving is a habit that seems hard to do, but once you start you won’t even notice where the money is going, but you will sure notice it as it starts to add up in your savings account. Try taking a small percentage of each paycheck and putting it directly into your savings account, this way you don’t even get the chance to spend it. This is a great habit to get into and to have extra money set aside for emergencies or vacations. Remember, when you work hard for your money, you must pay yourself first and make that money work as hard as you did to earn it.
5. Try Something New:
Vague, but easy. Travel to a place you have never been, picking up a new hobby that you have never tried. Just try something out of your norm; chances are you will like it and it will make for a great memory. This is probably the most important goal listed as getting out of your comfort zone makes for great personal growth.