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6 Attainable New Years Resolutions

Some small things that can lead to big happiness.

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6 Attainable New Years Resolutions
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Every year, we seem to set absurdly unattainable resolutions for ourselves. And it seems that every year, without fail, we are disappointed by our inability to complete these goals that we set for ourselves. I think the new year is a great time to set goals and try to kickstart personal growth, but I think it is detrimental when goals are too lofty. Here are a few little things to add to your list of resolutions this year, but this time a list that can definitely be accomplished.

Reread your favorite book (or try to find a favorite book)

It's your favorite book for a reason. Rediscover why. There's always more to learn from something that means a lot to you. And if you don't have a favorite book, I highly encourage you finding one.

Go to a movie by yourself 

It might just be me, but something about going to a movie by myself is so relaxing. I can fully detach myself from whatever BS is going on in my life at the time, and for two to three hours submerge myself in someone else's story. Plus, it's important to spend time by yourself. Let's put the kibosh on the negative stigma of going to public places by ourselves in 2019, okay?

Eat less meat 

Had to throw this in here, because I will never stop promoting less meat consumption on behalf of the environment and animals, but seriously, eating vegetarian three times a week is a HUGE step that the Earth will thank you for.

Find a skincare routine that you love

2019 is the year of self care! Take the time to figure out what makes your skin glow, because when you glow on the outside, you start to glow on the inside too. Testing out products and developing a skincare routine that makes you feel beautiful/handsome/awesome is so important.

Go watch the sunset

Grab some snacks, a pal or two, and park your car in the direction of the setting sun. It's a great way to ground yourself, spend some time with friends, or just a really awesome excuse to buy your favorite snack.

Clear your Netflix queue

Our (at least mine) Netflix queue's become so cluttered with things we want to watch, have already watched, or are there for unknown reasons. Watch the things you've always been wanting to watch, clear out the old, and figure out the unknowns.

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