What is your new year’s resolution? This age-old tradition of setting a new year’s resolution can be an excellent way to start your new year off right. We have the opportunity to press reset and make a concerted effort to achieve your greatest potential. From personal and professional goals to setting a new standard of living, there are many ways to approach a new year. In fact, many cultures celebrate this age-old tradition as the opportunity to plot your journey.
As you consider what your new year’s resolution may be, here are some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions heading into the new year.
Setting a Budget – Many families have felt the pains of increasing inflation. With the rising cost of goods and services, it is important to evaluate what you are spending your money on. Take some time to make a monthly expense sheet, taking into consideration bills, groceries, gas, etc… A helpful way to get started is to find a budgeting app. Many of these are free and can integrate with your bank account and credit cards.
Read More Books – What better way to expand your mind and expand your knowledge than start a good book. If you are unsure where to start, join a book club or online book reading group. A book club is a great way to get accountability and join a community of readers.
Make a Cleaning Planner – Cleaning your home can be one of the best ways to create a safe, healthy place for you to grow. One simple way is to create a cleaning checklist. This is the perfect opportunity to include your family in your weekly cleaning schedule.
Sleep More – Yes, sleep is one of the best ways to create a new standard of living in 2023. There are a myriad of known health issues related to a poor sleep routine. From setting a new bedtime for yourself, to helping your entire family, it will help your family grow and live healthier lives.
Own a Plant – Owning plants will not only increase your home’s look, it is proven to improve your own mental health and wellness. It doesn’t take a green thumb to have plants around your home. There are many types of plants that require very little attention and still look great all year round. Plan to start your first plant in your home.
Meal Prep – Many families could benefit from prepping their weekly meals. From the convenience of having prepared dinners to the money saving costs, prepping your meals at the beginning of each week will help your family spend more time together and create a less stressful cooking experience. For more on meal prep, check out this article.
Plan a Vacation – In the busyness of the year, it can be a challenge to think of taking a step away from everything. In fact, many busy families who vacation have an increased sense of wellness and better physical health. Vacations don’t have to be a trip to the Caribbeans. The purpose of a vacation should be to get away from the rush of life and press pause. Plan a family night out or a weekend getaway.
When we resolve to do better, we are not discarding the achievements of the past, but rather embracing our growth. This potential for growth is at the heart of a New Year’s Resolution. It’s a personal motto for your new year, be it lofty or small, but growth nonetheless. Here at TYRO, we have a motto, Don’t Take It Personal. This is a crucial aspect of making a New Year’s Resolution. The fact is, it is all too easy to throw in the towel on your resolution at the first hint of opposition. As you step into a new year, consider what your new year’s goals are. These goals can help shape your New Year’s Resolution.