EIGHT new ideas for New Years Resolutions!
For this years New Years Resolutions- let’s ADD in NEW things!
Here are EIGHT easy ideas to lift yourself and others up!
Let’s celebrate each other and let our loved ones know how they are loved!
1. Hug more!
Be the one who hugs just a little longer and just a little tighter! Squeeze them tight! Make sure your loved ones know how much they are loved and appreciated.
2. Call your friends more!
Our friends lift us up and give us so much joy! Have you told them that lately-tell them today! Not everyone is ready to go out in public yet, so keeping in touch is vital! Agree to a specific time to sit down, without interruptions, and have a chat instead. Maybe FaceTime, maybe not. Maybe have a glass of wine or perhaps coffee instead. But do catch up-and let them know how very much they are missed!
3. More walks in nature and see local sights!
What park in your own community have you not been to yet? What little town within an hours drive can you go visit? Is there a nature trail close by that you haven’t tried yet? Have an adventure-hike or bike to somewhere new!
4. More art and music in my life!
Shut off that TV and do music instead! What museums are close that you can visit with the kids? What show or theatre production is coming this year? What concert tickets can you buy now-making it an adventure and exciting event to look forward to in your life!
5. Give more compliments!
Change someone’s whole day! Compliment their smile, their shirt, their hair-watch them smile in response and walk away with a little more confidence in their step! That small little ripple of happiness can change peoples entire day!
6. Take care of yourself!
Take that bath! Take a quick 5 min walk to revitalize and energize. Take that extra 5 min nap. Fill up your OWN cup, so you have more to pour out to others.
7. Appreciate your spouse!
Make time for date nights! Plan for them, make them fun and adventuresome! Agree to take turns planning for them. Teach the children about them-showing them examples of what love can look like. Even if its only sneaking into the backyard with a blanket and a cuddle-make time for your partner!
8. Look for ways to include and celebrate others!
Look for peoples strengths! Look for peoples talents! Look for those hesitant to join in, and invite them in. Lead the way in showing others what inclusion looks like. Open your hearts to seeing the exceptional in everyone and enjoy how beautiful we are each created!