21 New Year’s Resolutions That Don’t Suck News


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A big NOPE to rigid resolutions that fill you with
dread.

New idea: You don’t need to commit yourself to
new habits and behaviors you actually dread in
an effort to become a more evolved version of
yourself in for the new year.

If you do feel like putting some extra effort
into practiicing self-care and enjoying
yourself as you do it, we have some ideas.

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1.
Actually say “no” to going out when you just
want to stay in.

Actually say "no" to going out when you just want to stay in.

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The only thing that feels better than bailing
is not even having to in the first place.

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2. Stop
reading a book as soon as your realize it’s
boring AF / you hate it.

Stop reading a book as soon as your realize it's boring AF / you hate it.

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Actually, no, I didn’t read that. *beams, pats
self on back*

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3. Leave
your Sundays wide open so that you end the
weekend doing exactly what you want to do.

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Goodbye busy Sundays packed with socializing
and obligations. Hello, pajamas, Netflix, and
snacks.

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4. Teach
yourself how to mix your favorite cocktail.

Teach yourself how to mix your favorite cocktail.

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Becoming a master mixologist + saving some
money on drinking out = life success

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5. Or
maybe even start to collect the makings of a
home bar.

Or maybe even start to collect the makings of a home bar.

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A kickass bar really ties the room together and
makes you look like a complete boss.
Here’s how to get started.

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6. And
also learn how to brew a delicious cup of
coffee.

And also learn how to brew a delicious cup of coffee.

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Even if you just choose one thing to upgrade —
like getting fresher beans or learning a
kickass brew method (like a French Press or
Chemex or this $11 travel mug
pourover brewer) — your coffee will get
exponentially more delicious. Bonus: Investing
a bit up front will obvs save you some coin on
buying a cup of coffee every morning.
Here is your coffee primer and here are
some
coffee hacks.

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7. Learn
how to take an amazing selfie.

Learn how to take an amazing selfie.

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Take 1000% fewer photos in an attempt to get
that one post-worthy selfie with
these tips.

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8. Commit
to silencing your phone more often so you can
enjoy uninterrupted you time.

Commit to silencing your phone more often so you can enjoy uninterrupted you time.

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*hits ignore*

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9.
Actually take your lunch breaks.

Actually take your lunch breaks.

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Even if you sit at your desk scrolling through
Instagram while you eat, at least stop working
for a sec.

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10. And
even your vacation days for that matter.

And even your vacation days for that matter.

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Taking time off > burning out, hitting the
wall, feeling like an empty husk of a human
being

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11. Stop
doing a kind of exercise you hate.

Stop doing a kind of exercise you hate.

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SuzySquats

Life hack: Don’t make yourself do something you
literally dread.

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12. And
find some kind of movement you love.

And find some kind of movement you love.

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Dancing, rock climbing, hula hooping, martial
arts, whatEVER. Just make it something you
actually enjoy while you’re doing it.

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15. Make
a standing date to FaceTime with your
long-distance BFF.

Make a standing date to FaceTime with your long-distance BFF.

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No, you hang up first.

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18.
Re-read all the Harry Potter books.

Re-read all the Harry Potter books.

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Fact: It’s never not a good time to do this.
Seriously. Do this right now.

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19. Set
up a weekly auto-transfer that puts $5 in your
savings account every week.

Set up a weekly auto-transfer that puts $5 in your savings account every week.

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You won’t even know it was there.

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20. And
after 52 weeks, take yourself and a special
someone out with that ~$260.

And after 52 weeks, take yourself and a special someone out with that ~$260.

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It’s like free money, people.

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21. Show
yourself some love each and every time you do
something for self-care.

Show yourself some love each and every time you do something for self-care.

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Like for example when you make resolutions that
aren’t torture.

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