5 Changes I Want To Make In 2019
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5 Changes I Want To Make In 2019

New year's resolutions?

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Do we ever actually follow through with our new year's resolutions? No. But, it's fun to think about reinventing ourselves and conquering the new year.

1. Eat healthier

I don't mean the never-ending struggle of losing weight. I want to start eating predominantly vegan and cut out a lot of oils. I've been vegetarian for almost two years, and I thought I would be super healthy, but a recent blood test proved otherwise. It is easy to overeat junk foods like potato chips and french fries, but those saturated fats can ruin your body. I want to start eating more like this vegan Youtuber I like, Ellen Fisher.

2. Read more books

This was something I wanted to do last year, and I did alright. I ended up reading nine books in 2018. In high school, I read all the time, but I just got out of doing it in college. This year my goal is to read at least 12 books.

3. Keep myself busy

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I love routine, and I thrive on having a set thing to do every day. The past semester in college, I have had a disgusting amount of free time. This year I want to keep myself busy with either an internship or a part-time job. If neither of those ends up happening- maybe working out or volunteering. I am just so tired of not having a lot of stuff to do during the day.

4. Cut out toxic people

A lot of times it is impossible to completely eliminate people from your life, however, I want to start making a conscious effort to avoid situations and people that I know make me unhappy. Life is too short to spend your days surrounded by people that don't have your best interests at heart.

5. Doing things out of my comfort zone

As someone who prefers to stay at home, my automatic response when someone asks me to go somewhere with them is no. But, life is made up of fun and adventure, and I want to make sure that one day I can look back on these days and remember doing amazing things instead of sitting on my couch half the time. I don't have anything specific in mind, but an old friend of mine has gone skydiving twice in the last year, and it looks like a ton of fun.

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