Here’s How to Have a Happy New Year
At this time of year, we all know that the new year is the perfect time for a new start. But sometimes, it’s just too much. It’s a lot of pressure. It’s something that you often feel like you have to do. And you may find yourself working on some of the generic things like quitting smoking and going on a diet. And while those things could actually be good for you, you might find that actually, they’re harder to achieve. When instead, you could think about the things that you get to do and add to your life, then this can be a great way to approach it. Because after all, you should be happy in life. So, let’s take a look at how you can make sure that you’re having a happy new year.
Do Something New
First of all, do something new. That you’ve never done before but you always wanted to. Maybe it’s a book you want to read or you want to travel to a certain place or you want to try a type of food? Then make a plan to do this.
Do Something For You
Then, this is your life, so why not do something just for you? If you want to be happy, then you need to spend your life doing those things? So think about what this might be for you this year.
And as much as you might not want to ‘go on a diet’, you could think about what will make you a bit healthier. Because your health is so precious. So cooking from scratch or eating more fresh food or even learning how to grow tomatoes and having a whole garden of food, it’s so important for you to make changes. And again, you need to make sure that you’re actively going for this. And exercising too!
Be More Present
If you know that you’re in your head a little bit, then you need to make sure that you’re trying to be more present. And sure, this is hard at first – but it really helps you to live your life. So think about what you need to do to be happy and present in your life? What changes do you need to make? So think about where you can focus so that you’re looking to live a little more intentionally.
Live A Little
And then finally, you’re then going to want to just have a bit of fun. Because when life is stressful and you have so much on, you don’t always feel like you can have fun. You might be so into what you need to get done, that it’s hard to take your head out. But, if you just say ‘no – I’m going to enjoy myself’, then it’s going to help you to relax, get some respite, find a balance, and most importantly of all, just enjoy your life. So if you do anything this next year, make sure that you live a little.
Deborah Hunter Kells
I have a wide range of interests and the top of my list is people and relationships. I appreciate our big wide world and nature which tries so hard to deal with what we do to it. I enjoy learning and am a “forever student”. I would love to hear about you and what you have experienced – that one or both of us may learn.