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8 Ways To Make 2019 One Of The Best Years Of Your Life

We've all heard the "new year, new me" before, but if you really want to make 2019 your year, you need to create some goals.

8 Ways To Make 2019 One Of The Best Years Of Your Life

Every year, almost everyone believes that they will become a much better person and will try their best to have one of the best years of their life. The only problem is you can't just jump into it without making a game plan.

You need self-motivation to make goals and reach those goals. If you truly want 2019 to be a good year, it all starts with a few goals to write down and a bit of self-discipline and rules. It's easy for us to break the rules and just throw those goals away, but if you truly want to have a good year and turn your life around, here are some goals to consider for the new year.

1. Start saving money each month.

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Open a savings account, and each time you get a paycheck or any source of income, whether it be weekly, bi-weekly or monthly, put a percentage of it in your bank account. Keep up with a percentage of it, such as 20-35% of your paycheck should be put into a savings account. Saving money is so important and having emergency money when you need it is also important. Saving up for a big investment is important and you will never have to worry about being completely broke, as long as you don't spend it! Don't even think about transferring.

2. Learn to be more productive.

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You will never get anything done if you choose to be lazy. Having a plan each day and finding ways to be a productive person, will lead you to accomplish more things throughout the year. You will find yourself getting so much done and actually doing something with your life instead of doing nothing and sitting at home. Step out of your boundaries and figure out ways to keep yourself busy.

3. Get a gym membership.

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Find a gym that you feel you will be most comfortable working out in. Working out and becoming fit and living a healthy lifestyle is known to be so important. If working out isn't your thing, that's okay! But being active and working out is important in staying healthy and this can be an important goal for many people coming into the new year. Working out can range from exercise classes, yoga, meditation, etc. Whatever meaning working out is to you, it's good for your body and will lead you in the right mindset and lifestyle.

4. Get rid of all the toxic people in your life.

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Cut out all the people in your life who negatively impact you. Even if they're a negative person or they have done wrong to you, it's time to throw that away. You want your life to be positively impacted not negatively impacted. Get rid of the people who put you down sometimes, because you don't need that in your life. A simple block doesn't hurt. It's the easiest way, especially when unfollowing people on social media. It's a cleanse for yourself, your mind, your body, and your life. It's time to turn things around and surround yourself with people who make you a better you.

5. Explore more.

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Traveling and going on different adventures leads to a good lifestyle. Stepping outside of your comfort zone and traveling can lead to more happiness in your life and can create some of the best memories for 2019. Even a trip to the mountains or the beach can count as exploring more. Go on a road trip. Save up money to go on a vacation outside of the country. It's all possible if you bring in the effort and motivation. Exploring more can make your year a thousand times better.

6. Break a bad habit.

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Breaking a bad habit can change you as a person and can turn your life around for the better. Whether it be something small or something big, breaking a bad habit is an important goal to consider. This can instantly change you into a better person and may be one of the best things you do in the new year. It will have a lasting impact and you will feel a sense of pride completing this goal.

7. Start eating healthy.

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If you like not eating healthy, do what makes you happy! If you want to lead a healthy lifestyle and mindset, consider this goal. Eating healthy is known to boost performance and can lead to a happier lifestyle. It's okay to have cheat days. People who eat healthy and lead a healthy lifestyle, have cheat days, and it's okay! Trying different foods and stepping outside of your comfort zone and looking at the healthier side of things may lead to a happier lifestyle. It can be as simple as going organic or choosing healthier snacks than candy and chocolate.

8. Make your mental health important.

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Lots of people don't focus on their mental health as much as they should. Situations like this can lead to depression, anxiety, etc. In the new year, consider focusing more on your mental health and make it important. Do things that make you happy and steer away from things that don't. Consider doing a bullet journal and figuring out ways to consistently make yourself happy, whether it be big or small. Find ways to deal with stress and anxiety and make ease of situations that can negatively impact your mental health.

There are millions of things you can do to make 2019 one of your best years yet. Learn to make yourself a better you and make your own personal goals that will lead you to the right path that can positively impact your future. Consider these goals as well to get you started for the new year.

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