50 New Year’s Resolution Ideas

Congrats!  We made it through 2017 and now it is time to start planning 2018.  Choosing a New Year’s Resolution can be tough because you want something that you can stick with.  Here is a list of 50 New Year’s Resolutions to help jumpstart you into 2018:

  1. Start using reusable shopping bags.
  2. Up your daily steps goal to 20,000.
  3. Try a new workout routine like Soul Cycle or Barre.
  4. Eat more vegetables at every meal.
  5. Run streak. Start running at least a mile a day.  It only takes 6-15 min. of your time, depending on how fast you are.
  6. Give up soda.
  7. Drink 75 ounces of water a day.
  8. Keep a gratitude jar.  Everyday write down something you are thankful for.
  9. Pack a lunch more often to bring to work instead of eating out.
  10. Car pool or take public transportation more often.
  11. Switch from plastic bottles of water to a reusable one.  It will save you money and help the environment.
  12. Spend more time in nature.
  13. Sleep with your cell phone in the other room.  
  14. Eat less processed foods.
  15. Park further away at the grocery store, mall, work, etc. so you log more steps.
  16. Try something completely out of your comfort zone.
  17. Save money for a specific purpose like a vacation or Apple Watch. 
  18. Drink more tea and less calorie rich drinks.
  19. Sleep at least 8 hours a night.
  20. Try a new hobby.
  21. Write handwritten notes.
  22. Call more often instead of just text.
  23. Lend a helping hand more.
  24. Don’t just tell them you love them, show them too.
  25. Volunteer.
  26. Keep a journal.
  27. Put all your loose photos in an album.
  28. Unsubscribe to emails instead of just deleting them everyday.
  29. Learn a new language.
  30. Unplug an hour a day, a day a week, whatever works for you.
  31. Read more books.
  32. Do the dishes everyday.
  33. When you go to the gym spend 15 more minutes a session there.
  34. Clean out all the clothes you don’t wear and donate them.
  35. Wear sunscreen daily.
  36. Plant a vegetable garden.
  37. Try a new cookbook each month.
  38. Take a dance class.
  39. Plank each day.
  40. Use more essential oils.
  41. Take vitamins daily.
  42. Spend less time on social media and more time in the real world.
  43. Train for a marathon.
  44. Learn how to make French macaroons.
  45. Go into Target and only buy the things on your list.
  46. Master one of your grandmother’s recipes.
  47. Start jump roping.
  48. Watch more documentaries and less action movies.
  49. Practice random acts of kindness.
  50. Go to bed happy every night.

No matter what your resolution is, setting a goal is always a great thing to do. Here are some other posts you might like:

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  1. Momma To Go | 31st Dec 17

    These are great ideas! Very attainable!

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