2016 is a year for new beginnings. As the New Year brings in a wave of seemingly endless possibilities, many of us find ourselves honing in on what to improve in our lives and what to change. New Year’s resolutions are guidelines, rather than restrictions, and it is important to make the most out of each one. Here are some things you can consider taking on in 2016.
Social media consumes an incredibly large portion of our lives – often times more than we’d like to admit. 2016 is the year to spend less time tweeting and more time living. More memories should be made than posts this year as we each strive to improve our quality of life, not just our profiles.
Whether it’s landing that internship or finding a new job, furthering your own career or personal goals is of utmost importance. Perfecting the “big picture” is only achieved by smaller accomplishments that propel you towards that ultimate goal.
Try something new this year. Learning a new skill or picking up a unique hobby is a great way to unwind after a long day of work, and it may even introduce you to a whole new world that you never would have thought to enjoy before. Some ideas are taking a dance class or learning how to play an instrument.
Work towards something greater. The world is full of opportunities to take and improvements to make, so putting effort towards making it a better place is imperative. Volunteering, donating to charity, or even starting your own cause to help others helps to make society greater.
Taking care of yourself is extremely important, and one of the keys to enjoying the following year. Making healthy choices and maintaining one’s health in any way possible is a surefire way to feeling good this year. Carrying vitamin supplements in your bag doesn’t hurt, and neither does eating an extra helping of fruits and vegetables. Make sure to keep your mind and body healthy as well!
Overall, this new year is all about embracing and making the most of every moment, in any way possible.
By Kailyn Mariot