New Year’s Personal Positive Changes: What You Can Do To Make This New Year Better

The year is coming to an end, and it’s time for a fresh start. If you’re not happy with how the year has been going, then this article is for you! There are many things you can do to make this New Year better than the last. The most important thing is to have a clear goal and plan on how you will achieve it. Here are some ideas to get you started

New Year’s Personal Positive Changes: What You Can Do To Make This New Year Better

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Positive Goals

Set realistic goals for yourself, both professionally and personally. Don’t set yourself up for failure by trying to accomplish too much at once. Instead, break your larger goals down into smaller, more manageable tasks that you can complete over time. If you don’t know where to start when it comes to goal setting, there are plenty of resources online that can help. Creating a vision board with images and quotes that represent what you want for your future is a great place to start.

Start Positive Each Day

Start each day with a positive attitude and focus on what you want to achieve rather than what went wrong yesterday. It’s easier to stay motivated when working towards something concretely instead of feeling like you’re stuck in a rut.

Change And Adapt 

Be willing to change and adapt as necessary. The world is constantly in flux, and what worked well for you last year may not be the best strategy this year. Be open to new ideas, and don’t be afraid to experiment until you find what works best for you. This can be anything. From your current look to your way of thinking. If you feel you need to change your current look to fit into your 2022 positive change plan, go for it! Or, if you come to the conclusion that you need a new car to reach your positive goal for 2022, get cracking researching. Sites like Edmunds help you with your search because they offer reviews on brands and models. Plus, you can close the loop by purchasing your new car there while getting a valuation on your current car. 

Adopting New Habits And Dropping The Old

Set good habits and stick to them. If there’s something you’ve been wanting to do for a while but haven’t gotten around to it, start by committing to do it for just 30 days. Once you’ve got the hang of the new habit, you can gradually increase the number of days you do it until it becomes a regular part of your routine.

Resolutions Versus Changes

You might have started off the year with a list of resolutions that includes losing weight, getting organized, and saving money. But as you know from past experience, these goals are not always easy to stick to. In fact, many people tend to lose motivation after only a few weeks or months into their resolution plan. So what can you do to make those good intentions come true? Here is a simple but powerful tool for achieving personal progress: positive changes! Although it may seem quite similar, there’s no need to worry. Positive changes differ greatly from New Year’s Resolutions because they don’t require nearly as much effort or commitment.

Do It Gradually 

Starting out small could be one way of making sure your new change sticks. By gradually incorporating small, manageable goals into your daily routine, you’ll be able to ease yourself into a new way of living. For example, if one of your resolutions is to get in shape, try adding a twenty-minute walk to your everyday schedule instead of trying to go from couch potato to marathon runner overnight. Making gradual changes will help reduce stress and allow you more time to get used to the new habit without feeling overwhelmed. Additionally, research has shown that people who make resolutions are less likely to succeed than those who make positive changes – so this year, why not ditch the resolutions and focus on making lasting improvements instead?

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Although making positive changes can seem daunting at first, remember that you don’t have to do everything all at once. Instead, take things one step at a time, and eventually, you’ll see the progress you’ve made – which is something worth celebrating! So this year, instead of setting resolutions that are difficult to keep, try making some positive changes instead. You’ll be glad you did.

 

Libby

Married for eons, mom of 10, Nonnie to 26 with a great grand coming soon, to add to the mix. Avid reader and photo taker, scrapbook queen and jewelry maker. Collector of dishes, planners and pens. Lover of animals, chocolate and spends…long hours soaking in the spa tub (with a fully charged tablet, diet soda, and grub). She’s worn lots of hats, tossed most to the wind, and doesn’t mind starting all over again. Every day is a new adventure…come along for the ride!

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11 thoughts on “New Year’s Personal Positive Changes: What You Can Do To Make This New Year Better

  • You have some great ideas here. I am trying to make positive changes!

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  • I am looking forward to a fresh start this year. I think that these are great ways to make life changes this year.

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  • This is a great post. I love that you addressed the difference in resolutions vs changes.

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  • I am looking forward to new start. However not yet kept any resolutions. May I will keep one or two so that I can full fill it.

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  • I’m excited for new goals! This post is perfect timing! Great tips!

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  • I’ve always been an optimistic person. I don’t do resolutions, but I create a list of goals.

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  • You have a really great ideas here! I am so excited for my new goals this coming 2022

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  • This is such a really amazing post! These are all really great tips! Thank you so much for sharing

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  • I find that setting realistic goals is so important, knowing that we can achieve them helps a lot. A positive attitude and mindset are half the battle.

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  • I’m looking forward to making some changes in 2022. I’m so excited for new goals.

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  • I think it is important to know that changes could be gradual. We tend to think of new year as a quick fix day but that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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