Easy New Year's Resolutions Literally Anyone Can Keep
Start writing a post
New Year

15 Resolutions For A Happy And Healthy New Year That Literally Anyone Can Keep

At least, you should be able to.

woman in sunglasses smiling in field of sunflowers

Make 2019 a year for self-love and positivity.

Pet more dogs

Obviously the most important on the list, should be easy enough.

Give more compliments

Everyone loves compliments, and you could make someone's day.

Remember to compliment yourself 

2019 is a year for self-love and positivity.

Celebrate your accomplishments 

See above.

Read more books

Fiction, non-fiction, any book that makes you think, helps you grow, or just that you enjoy.

Appreciate the people around you

Sometimes we forget, and that's OK, but always be thankful for your friends and loved ones.

Stop apologizing

Be confident, not everything (or everyone) really deserves an apology.

Try new things...

But also...

...Don’t be afraid to say no

Be nice to others, but not at the expense of yourself or your happiness.

 Put your phone down

At least sometimes, make sure to be present with those around you.

 Make your bed every morning

Start your day being productive, it's good for you.

 Be nice to strangers 

You never know what someone else has gone through.

 Always leave a good tip

That's all. Don't be that person.

 Stop making assumptions

You know the saying, “when you assume...”

 Don’t take life too seriously 

Smile more, stay positive, everything will be OK.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

Ready or not, here come the holidays, friends, and if you're as obsessed with the spirit of the season as I am, you are much more ready than not. Thanks to Hallmark Channel's Monopoly game making it possible to celebrate all year long, you can be ready now, too!

Keep Reading... Show less
Stephanie Tango

The pandemic has been in our world for more than half of 2020 and people are still acting stupid. If anything, they're getting stupider. They think that the virus is gone. It's not. Stop going to frat parties. Stop trying to go places without a mask. I wish things were normal, too. They're not.

Keep Reading... Show less
Kai Parlett

In the summer of 2017, 20 type 1 diabetics completed a 10-week 4,000+ mile bike ride from New York to California. They biked against the advice of doctors, family, and friends. Many were skeptical that people with diabetes could complete such a physically challenging trip without putting themselves in danger due to their disease.

Keep Reading... Show less

That's right, you heard that correctly: Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich called off their engagement after the couple originally announced their engagement in July after beginning to date in March.

Keep Reading... Show less

Demi Lovato's Called-Off Engagement Reminds Us Of The Importance Of Taking Our Time In Relationships

While this may be another hardship she sadly has to endure, I know she will find a way to inspire and help others through it.


I am heartbroken.

Keep Reading... Show less

We all love a good ol' sappy Christmas movie and this year, the Hallmark Channel is finally giving us what we want: diversity.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

Seasonal Depression Is Real And It Deserves Our Attention

Check in on your friends throughout the winter season, it can be brutal.


As we transition seasons and enter the last few months of the year, some are feeling grand about this natural shift. But that doesn't mean everyone is thrilled that the weather is cooling down — it's important to extend your knowledge to the phenomenon that is seasonal depression.

The lack of sunlight during the later seasons of the year, beginning with autumn, triggers a state of depression for about 15% of the population. This results in the lack of serotonin provided by the sun, causing it to be hard for some to do a lot of the things that would normally be deemed simple tasks to do during the earlier times in the year like getting out of bed, showering, going to work/school, etc. A major difference is an intense need for sleep similar to a hibernation effect.

Keep Reading... Show less

September is Suicide Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to raise awareness, further educate yourself, and remember the reality that mental illnesses present. Yet it's critical to understand that suicide awareness is not an annual Instagram hashtag to use and forget. Actively advocating for mental health resources, progress in education, and a broken stigma is an everyday ask — an activity that we can each participate in.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments