New Year's resolutions are made to be broken right? But what if you made a list of aspirations that were more achievable?! Lots of little things that you could fulfil over the year so that when looking back at the end of 2016 you feel a sense of accomplishment. Well, here's a few ideas that we've pulled together that we think are easily achievable and will give that 'feel good' factor for the rest of the year:
1. Lower your carbon footprint:
Can you walk instead of drive? Can you purchase locally? Can it be recycled? Ask yourself these simple questions before undertaking daily tasks and you'll help to lower your carbon footprint. Simple!
2. Do something nice for someone else:
Leave the door open a little longer so that the older person can get through. Be patient whilst standing in a queue, it's always worse for the person serving. Offer your seat on the train or bus to someone more deserving. Little things do go a long way.
3. Make time for family and friends:
This age old cliché of making more time to see family and friends could quite simply be a phonecall a week or a card in the post to let them know you're thinking about them. Talk to people, communicate - it makes the world a brighter place.
4. Positive thinking:
You might have been made redundant but what new path has just opened? You might have missed the bus but you might meet the love of your life whilst waiting for the next one. Turn a situation on it's head and see something in a different light will help you to process more positive thoughts.
5. Be good to yourself:
Do you really need that last alcoholic drink? Have you had enough sleep? Have you been for a walk in the fresh air? You only have one body, be good to it and it will serve you well. Plus you'll be able to tick off things like 'lose weight' without the pressure of diets and regime.
If none of these float your boat then we'd love to hear what sorts of things you are planning on doing in 2016. In the mean time, here's a list of 10 most unusual resolutions...we thought it was a great read:
HAPPY 2016 EVERYONE!