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New Year’s Resolution Made Successful with These Awesome Tips

Try an experiment: say “yes” to everything that scares you. Each year we say we’ll start doing this, or stop doing that. But more often than not our big plans get dashed sometime in January. So, instead of aiming for a big annual new year’s resolution and failing miserably at it, let’s shoot for short monthly goals. This helps you cultivate a sense of accomplishment every month. Giant, year long goals have a way of making us feel dissatisfied and making things harder to stick to as a result. So, spread your steps over each month with these 12 tips, one for each month to make 2018 your most gratifying year to date.




Switching over to a healthier diet can be extremely laborious, especially when junk food lingers everywhere. However, with a good amount of determination you can definitely pull off the healthier eating habits.



This is one consistent resolution that tops the list of over a third of the population. It’s easy enough to start an exercise and diet program, but the trick is sustaining it in the long run. So, snap out of your procrastination and get going.




“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise“- Benjamin Franklin wasn’t kidding when he said that. Early morning is the best time to get a head start on the proceedings of the day. You can get a lot done during those early distraction-free hours.



Oh yes you heard us, no soda! With its high fructose corn syrup, corrosive acid, and empty calories, these beverages aren’t doing much for you, and can have a detrimental outcome on your body. Some people start losing weight just by removing sodas as a drink option. See it’s a win-win situation.



Yes! 2018 is the year when you finally do it. A bit of bad habit that a lot of people don’t know how to kick, smoking not only jeopardizes your health, but burns a hole in your wallet as well. So, go cold turkey on it already!



If you haven’t climbed aboard the gratitude bandwagon yet, this is the year to do it. Taking into account the many personal and social benefits gratitude helps produce, working to appreciate all that is good in life, and sharing that feeling with others is a worthy endeavour.



You see a good friend in passing, yell “We need to get together soon!” as you sail by, and then… nothing. Even if you really mean it, setting aside social time can be difficult. So make a resolution that this is the year you make time for your loved ones and schedule a time each week or month to see them.



Being kind and smiling sounds simple enough, and fairly, it is actually. This one is free and turns out to be a random act of kindness, in disguise. I think you just smiled didn’t you, felt good didn’t it?




It’s incredible how things start to get better once you twitch to thinking more positively. Habitually we wait for circumstances to improve before changing our mindset. It doesn’t work that way! Go on, give it a try and within a short time you’ll see the proof.


The Internet also holds the entirety of human intelligence treasure. Take advantage of all this free knowledge by setting aside an evening eachmonth/week to watch a new documentary about a subject you’d like to learn more about. From politics to health to tiny house building, the options are endless!



A rainy day fund and some extra money that can go towards traveling abroad, fixing up the house or buying a new car are always a welcome change of pace.



Post one picture each day of something in your life you find beautiful. It can be as simple as a leaf curling on the sidewalk or the pattern raindrops make on your window. Simply taking a moment to look for something beautiful and capture it on camera will give your spirit a lift. Posting it will inspire others to look for the beauty in their lives as well. Make 2018 the year your charismatic skyrockets.


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