Top Ten New Year's Resolutions for 2018

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When it comes to making changes or improvements to your life there is no time like the present, but regardless, New Year's resolutions are still a strong part of western culture.

Whether it's to lose weight, live healthier, be more adventurous, or make more money, the personal aspirations of people are endless. The reality is, anybody can aspire to anything and work toward making it happen in their life. Finding your inner motivation is possibly the best way to making sure you stick to your goals and see them through all the way to completion.

Here are the best resolutions for people who might not yet be sure what their life holds for them.

The Top Ten

1 Have a healthier body

Drink fresh spring water, eat wild foods (not just "organic", gluten free, etc...), and move more. By "move" I don't mean do the obligatory 1 hour gym session then go home and sit the rest of the day; I mean actually move around all day long - stand at your desk, walk a pet, walk to the grocery store... - Finch

This is what people usually say, but let's be real- they quit after the first few weeks. - SoldierOfFortune

Yeah you get ill when you eat stuff like Crisps, Sweets, Chocolate or anything like that it's not good.

This is mine. - DarkBoi-X

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2 Learn another language

Just like learning an instrument, learning a new language has been shown to increase brain development and activity. It also makes travel to foreign countries and cultures easier. - Finch

I'm considering Spanish, German, or French but since I'm moving to Canada at some point in the near Future, I'll probably need to study French - Neonco31

When you're required to take a foreign language class in college, this one isn't really much of a resolution. - naFrovivuS

Because I live in Britain, our language is standard across the world, used in most airports etc. Because of this, not many Brits bother to learn a second language. Right now, I’m trying to learn German. It’s a really good skill to have in life.

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3 Meet new people

Try going outside of your comfort zone. By going to new places and opening yourself up to new people, you can improve your quality of life and social circle. You can start by going out and meeting your neighbors. - Finch

The places I met most of my friends are school (obvious) and Xbox Live/Steam. I got along with a lot of people other places, but I never became real friends with them. - venomouskillingmachine

I want new friends irl!

4 Procrastinate less

I say this to myself but never accomplish this - Phillip873

This is my #1 goal for 2018! This will help me focus and get my YouTube animations done quicker.

I always fail at this task when I want/need to clean my bedroom. - Powerfulgirl10

Lol this will never happen. - Camaro6

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5 Increase your education

Education will take you where you want to go. So educating yourself about a particular topic or joining a learning institute is and will always be beneficial.

Yea, I'm increasing on History and Geography. - TeamRocket747

6 Eat healthy foods

"Organic" doesn't necessarily mean healthy. Neither does "gluten free" or "free range". Forage for foods, hunt where you can, catch wild fish... Buy pastured eggs, meat, and dairy. Eat more vegetables and less (or no) sugar. - Finch

Ok I really work on this I probably 95% chicken - princepretty

7 Watch less TV

Well, since my parents got rid of cable years ago, I guess I don't have to worry about this New Year's resolution. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This is an easy resolution... I don't have cable - SpectralOwl

A Boston College study showed that your metabolism and brain activity while watching T.V. are lower than while you are asleep. Read a book, go for a walk, draw a picture... Just try doing something more productive than sitting in front of a screen. - Finch

I don't watch T.V. that much anyway. To be personally, T.V. is a dead, or dying media due to the rise of the Internet.

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8 Get better sleep

Remove ALL the light sources in your bedroom, put your phone on airplane mode or leave it in another room entirely, and turn off any screens at least an hour before bed. - Finch

I came, I saw, I slept.
#mymotto - Camaro6

Impossible - venomouskillingmachine

9 Open a savings account

Most people don't have enough, or any, savings. Whether it be for a rainy day or retirement, putting a little something away where it isn't easy to touch is a brilliant step in preparing for your future. - Finch

Nickel a day savings plan. Add a nickel every day...save.05 first day then.10 next day.15 next day...etc..

10 Be more physically active

The Contenders

11 Be more calm and peaceful
12 Pick up a new hobby

Not only will a new hobby increase your brain activity, it can be a source of social interaction, physical activity, and basic learning. - Finch

Can someone suggest a new hobby for me?

Social media and watching anime.πŸ˜€πŸ˜ - Jay12

13 Create a positive attitude

Be cheerful mate! - Neonco31

14 Complain less
15 Start a meditation practice
16 Explore new music

I do this every year. On a related note, I just created a Soundcloud account. Hope to get some of my original ambient material out there. - IronSabbathPriest

I want to do this - Phillip873

17 Play more video games

I like to play more video games, But that's way too addiction. - LapisBob

It can earn me money

I like video games

Exactly. - DarkBoi-X

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18 Read a book a week for the whole year

Dedicate 45 minutes of reading each day and you can finish the average length book in just a week. Repeat each day and you'll have 52 books in a year. If you could go to the bookstore and pick out 52 books, what would you choose? - Finch

The Wheel of Time is proving a welcome challenge. Currently on "The Shadow Rising". - IronSabbathPriest

19 Quit smoking

I'll never smoke in my lifetime. EVER! - Neonco31

Never have, never will. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Marijuana isn't bad - venomouskillingmachine

20 Give to charity

Not all donations need to be in monetary form. You can also give your time to charity in the form of volunteering. - Finch

21 Listen to less radio

It is healthier for you in the long run. Also, I know every word to every song that plays on Mix 96.5 so it's also a good time to find new music!

Actually I disagree, my health teacher says that music is good for your soul. But I understand where your coming from - toptenforlife

Music is good for you. - venomouskillingmachine

22 Get out of debt and loans
23 Try something new every day
24 Travel more

I wish I can do this - Neonco31

25 Don't take everything so seriously
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