18 Things You Should Do To Make 2018 Great

18 Things You Should Do To Make 2018 Great

Let's make this the best year ever!
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We are just days from the start of a new year. For some, that means leaving things behind and for others, it means new beginnings. Looking at 2018 also forces you to ask yourself some pretty nice questions. What direction do you want your life to go in this year? What will make you ultimately happier? What can you do to make your year great? Here are 18 things that I think definitely will.


1. Take yourself out.

The best way to learn more about yourself is to take yourself out once in a while. Whether it's dinner, a concert, or the movies you will feel better and independent.

2. Save up

I was the absolute worst at saving money in the beginning of 2017. Then I decided to change it and save some of my paycheck each month. Even as little as $5 will go a long way in twelve months. Then you can buy yourself something nice at the end of the year. Or it's there just in case of an emergency.

3. Get organized

Adding a little order in your life will certainly make you feel great. Give yourself a little to do list every day and make sure you do at least most of the items on it. Also, tidy up your room twice a week.

4. Stop procrastinating

I'm a little hypocritical when it comes to this because I procrastinate a lot. It's so easy to say "I'll just do it later" but it actually adds more stress. Do us both a favor and do it right now so that you have time to relax.

5. Travel


The world is a pretty big place. Please consider taking a trip to somewhere you've never been. Of course, it can be very expensive but it's always worth it.

6. Relax

It's so important to unplug sometimes and let yourself breathe. Go for a walk, take a bath, or just listen to some new music. Whatever helps you relax make sure you do more of it in 2018.

7. Read more books

There are so many amazing literary works out there. Right now I put myself to a goal of fifty books in 2018. I suggest that you do the same. Also, if anyone has any book recommendations let me know.

8. Learn a new language

Communicating is the key to our society. You never know when you're going to need to talk to someone in a different language. It's also always a great asset to your resume. Caspisci?

9. Open your mind

Sometimes our routine limits us to thinking of the same old things. Learn to be more open-minded and really listen to other people's opinions.

10. Meet new people

There are 7.6 billion people on this earth so you need to meet more of them. I know it can be hard to open yourself to new people but it's nice to do once in awhile.

11. Be kinder to yourself

I'm all for a fun night out but sleep is also extremely important. Getting enough of it helps keeps you focused and healthy.

12. Quit your bad habits


I know this is easier said than done but it's important you try. Whether it be biting your nails or smoking, you can do it. I believe in you.

13. Exercise

I'm not saying you have to go full blown bodybuilder, but you should probably do some sort of exercise at least twice a week. Do some jumping jacks, jog around the block a few times, and treat your body like the temple it is.

14. Visualize what you want to accomplish

You probably have a list of everything you want to do in the next year. Ask yourself what you can do to get yourself where you need to be.

15. Drink more water

I'm one of those people that never want to drink water. I'm making it a goal of mine this year to drink the recommended eight glasses no matter how hard it may be.

16. Get more sleep

I'm all for a fun night out but sleep is also extremely important. Getting enough of it helps keeps you focused and healthy.

17. Binge watch a new show.

There are so many great shows out there it's nice to just sit down and watch one. My personal recommendations are Shameless, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Supernatural.

18. Don't stress yourself out!

Most importantly remember that you are human. You make mistakes and you are doing the absolute best that you can. Nothing is worth getting extremely stressed out over.

Let's make this the best year ever!

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35 Major Life Facts According To Nick Miller

"All booze is good booze, unless it's weak booze."
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Fact: If you watch "New Girl," you love Nick Miller.

You can't help it. He's an adorable, lovable mess of a man and you look forward to seeing him and his shenanigans each week. While living the infamous and incomparable life of Nick Miller, and obviously Julius Pepperwood— he has learned many valuable laws of the land. And, although Nick refuses to learn anything from anyone besides his mysterious, old Asian friend Tran, he does have a few lessons he'd like to teach us.

Here are 35 facts of life according to 'Nick Milla Nick Milla':

1. Drinking keeps you healthy.

"I'm not gonna get sick. No germ can live in a body that is 65% beer."

2. Dinosaurs never existed.

"I don't believe dinosaurs existed. I've seen the science. I don't believe it."


3. A paper bag is a bank.

"A bank is just a paper bag but with fancier walls."


4. Having sex is similar to delivering mail.

"I'm like a mailman, except instead of mail it's hot sex that I deliver."

5. Moonwalking is a foolproof way to get out of any awkward situation.

Jess (about Nick): "Now he won't even talk to me. I saw him this morning and he just panic moonwalked away from me. He does that sometimes."

6. Using a movie reference is also a great way.

Cece: "Come on, get up!"

Nick: "No, I don't dance. I'm from that town in "Footloose."

7. There's no reason to wash towels.

Nick: "I don’t wash the towel. The towel washes me. Who washes a towel?"

Schmidt: "You never wash your towel?"

Nick: "What am I gonna do? Wash the shower next? Wash a bar of soap?"

8. Exes are meant to be avoided at all costs (especially if/unless they're Caroline)

"I don't deal with exes, they're part of the past. You burn them swiftly and you give their ashes to Poseidon."

9. IKEA furniture is not as intimidating as it looks.

"I'm building you the dresser. I love this stuff. It's like high-stakes LEGOs."

10. You don't need forks if you have hands.

Jess: "That's gross. Get a fork, man."

Nick: "I got two perfectly good forks at the end of my arms!"

11. Sex has a very specific definition.


"It's not sex until you put the straw in the coconut."

12. Doors are frustrating.

"I will push if I want to push! Come on! I hate doors!"

13. All booze is good booze.

"Can I get an alcohol?"

14. ...unless it's weak booze.

"Schmidt, that is melon flavored liquor! That is 4-proof! That is safe to drink while you're pregnant!"

15. Writers are like pregnant women.

Jess: "You know what that sound is? It's the sound of an empty uterus."

Nick: "I can top that easily. I'm having a hard time with my zombie novel."

Jess: "Are you really comparing a zombie novel to my ability to create life?"

Nick: "I'm a writer, Jess. We create life."

16. All bets must be honored.

"There is something serious I have to tell you about the future. The name of my first-born child needs to be Reginald VelJohnson. I lost a bet to Schmidt."

17. Adele's voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus.

"Adele is amazing."

18. Beyoncé is extremely trustworthy.

"I'd trust Beyoncé with my life. We be all night."

19. Fish, on the other hand, are not.


“Absolutely not. You know I don’t trust fish! They breathe water. That's crazy!"

20. Bar mitzvahs are terrifying.

Schmidt: "It's a bar mitzvah!"

Nick: "I am NOT watching a kid get circumcised!"

21. ...so are blueberries.

Jess: "So far, Nick Miller's list of fears is sharks, tap water, real relationships..."

Nick: "And blueberries."

22. Take your time with difficult decisions. Don't be rash.


Jess: "You care about your burritos more than my children, Nick?"

Nick: "You're putting me in a tough spot!"

23. Getting into shape is not easy.

"I mean, I’m not doing squats or anything. I’m trying to eat less donuts."

24. We aren't meant to talk about our feelings.

"If we needed to talk about feelings, they would be called talkings."


25. We're all a little bit too hard on ourselves.

"The enemy is the inner me."

26. Freezing your underwear is a good way to cool off.


"Trust me, I'm wearing frozen underpants right now and I feel amazing. I'm gonna grab some old underpants and put a pair into the freezer for each of you."

27. Public nudity is normal.

"Everbody has been flashed countless times."

28. Alcohol is a cure-all.


"You treat an outside wound with rubbing alcohol. You treat an inside wound with drinking alcohol."

29. Horses are aliens.

"I believe horses are from outer-space."


30. Turtles should actually be called 'shell-beavers.'

Jess: "He calls turtles 'shell-beavers."

Nick: "Well, that's what they should be called."

31. Trench coats are hot.


"This coat has clean lines and pockets that don't quit, and it has room for your hips. And, when I wear it, I feel hot to trot!"


32. Sparkles are too.

"Now, my final bit of advice, and don't get sensitive on this, but you've got to change that top it's terrible and you've got to throw sparkles on. Sparkles are in. SPARKLES ARE IN."

33. Introspection can lead to a deeper knowing of oneself.

"I'm not convinced I know how to read. I've just memorized a lot of words."


34. It's important to live in the moment.

"I know this isn't gonna end well but the middle part is gonna be awesome."


35. Drinking makes you cooler.

Jess: "Drinking to be cool, Nick? That's not a real thing."

Nick: "That's the only thing in the world I know to be true."

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The Zodiac Signs As Bath And Body Works Scents

Just in case you want to know what scent you are!

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Bath and Body Works fans could be considered to be part of a cult. The scents draw you in as if calling your name, if you ever
wondered what your scent should be based on your zodiac sign, here it is!

Aries: Country Apple

The rather impulsive Aries takes their time picking and choosing the scents from Bath and Body Works. The soothing scent of a fresh apple orchard is just what they need on a daily basis to keep up with their shenanigans.

Taurus: Japanese Cherry Blossom

The personality of a Taurus is stubborn, or what I like to say, is stuck in their ways. When they first discovered this scent in middle school, this was it. This is the only scent you will find anywhere around a Taurus.

Libra: Pink Chiffon

Pink Chiffon is another cult classic. This best selling scent went out of style for a hot second but is back and bigger than ever.

Leo: Thousand Wishes

Thousand Wishes is a purr-fect scent for a Leo. The light scent adornes the wearer just the right amount to get the desired reaction from those around them.

Aquarius: Be Enchanted

The rather cold personality of an Aquarius is counteracted by the loving scent of Be Enchanted. The scent is just enough tenderness for the wearer to be relaxed.

Gemini: Moonlight Path

Gemini's constantly change their favorite scent and are in and out of the store almost weekly to by new lotions, candles, and body washes. You will never see a full empty bottle of anything, however, Moonlight Path is the scent they keep coming back to again and again.

Virgo: Sea Island Cotton

The clean personality of a Virgo must be matched with the clean scent of Sea Island Cotton.

Capricorn: Cucumber Melon

Another clean scent of Cucumber Melon is the exact thing a Capricorn needs. The balance and calming scents are what make this scent so attractive to a Capricorn.

Scorpio: Paris Amour

The light scent is what you would expect from an extreme sign like a Scorpio. The scent lightly washes over the wearer in almost a cloud that

Sagittarius: Cashmere Glow

Cashmere Glow is a perfect scent for the winter sign. The vanilla and golden peach scent is just the mixture that creates the perfect accessory in the chilly months.

Pisces: Warm Vanilla Sugar

This lovely scent accentuates the lovely personality of a Pisces. They can never get enough of this scent so they just keep buying and buying until they have a full stockpile.

Cancer: Velvet Sugar

Velvet Sugar is the perfect blend of red velvet and strawberries and a Cancer is always changing their mind. The wearer can tell if it is a more red velvet or strawberry kind of day, and that is the balance that they need in their lives.

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