22 Simple But Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions That You Should Actually Do

Very little is needed to make a happy life, it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking - Marcus Aurelius

Billions of people set new years resolutions for the upcoming year – and most give up before completing them. Here are 22 New Year’s resolutions to help you reflect and pick meaningful goals for the coming year.nn

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1. Don’t Cancel On People At The Last Minute Unless You Absolutely Have To—you Know, Because Of An Actual Emergency And Not Because You Just Don’t Feel Like Doing Something Anymore.

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2. Don’t Commit To Things You Don’t Actually Want To Do. Try Saying “no” From The Outset Instead Of Putting Yourself In The Position To Make A Lame Excuse Later.

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3. Pause To Think About What You Can Learn From Every Single Failure, Large And Small.

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4. Never Dwell For Too Long, Though. Move Forward, Armed With More Knowledge And Experience Than Before.

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5. Always Apologize With More Than “i’m Sorry.” Find A Way To Explain, Sincerely, That You Understand And Appreciate Your Role In Whatever Went Wrong.

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6. Never Make Negative Comments Unless Your Criticism Is Genuinely Constructive.

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7. Pledge Not To “like” Or “favorite” Any Online Posts Purely Out Of Some Sense Of Obligation.

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8. Ban Yourself From Checking Social Media For A Stretch Once In A While.

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9. Unfollow Every Single Person You’re “hate Following,” Whether It’s A Celebrity You Secretly Can’t Stand Or A Frenemy.

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10. Don’t “hate Read” Anything, Unless You Sincerely Yearn To Understand The Counterpoint To Your Personal Beliefs Or Opinion.

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11. Resist The Urge To Post Anything In The Digital Sphere Out Of Vengeance.

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12. Leave Your Phone At Home When You Go To Dinner With Your Significant Other Or Closest Friends.

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13. Whenever You Pass A Stranger Who Seems Like They Could Use A Little Extra Kindness, Pay Them A Compliment.

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14. Splurge On Yourself For No Particular Reason.

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15. Take A Mental Health “me Day” Once In While, Even If You Have To Fib And Call In Sick To Get Your Solo Time.

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16. Try Substituting A Side Salad For The Fries And See If You’re Any Less Satisfied By That Burger.

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17. Exercise Regularly, But Be Sure To Take Breaks Without Feeling Guilty When You’re Just Not Feeling It.

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18. Read A Book (Or Watch A Bunch Of YouTube Videos) On A Subject You’ve Always Wanted To Know More About.

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19. Take A Vacation To Someplace You’ve Never Visited, Even If It’s To A Bordering State Or A Village A Few Hours Away From Where You Live.

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20. The Next Time You Can’t Remember Something, Resist The Urge To Google The Answer. Challenge Your Brain To Recall That Useless Tidbit Instead.

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21. Instead Of Ghosting, Tell The Person You No Longer Want To Date That You’re Just Not Interested (By Text Message If You Have To).

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22. Pay For Content Out Of Respect For The Artists And Creators Behind It, Even If It’s Easy To Pirate.

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