Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for 2019

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Everyone wants to better themselves and improve year to year. In fact, New Year's resolutions have become a yearly, time-honored tradition to help us work toward self improvement. Many people make the same resolutions year by year and almost everyone fails to keep them. In fact, most people give up after only a few weeks.

Here are a few recommendations in case you can't think of an area you'd like to improve upon. Remember, anyone can aspire to do and be anything they want. Stick to your guns and find a buddy to help you stay on the path.

The Top Ten

1 Get in better shape

I'm definitely doing that. Currently, I am doing 20 minutes of yoga every day. It DEFINITELY helps me with gym class. I recommend it for whoever is struggling in gym class like I was. - Pokemonfan10

I have some little chub that I want gone

I only gained weight over Christmas, well I guess it's time to get that extra weight off - AzureCrystals

Yeah, I gained a significant amount of weight this year. Time to shave it off.

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2 Decrease screen time

10 hours and 39 minutes per day... That's the amount of time the average American spends on their screens. Maybe try limiting your screen time and letting your eyes look at something real. - Finch

I typically limit myself to under two hours per day if I can, and during the summer when I can be outside more it's under 1 hour - SirSheep

My average time on laptop depends. In one house, it's about 4-8 hours. In the other house? Boy, I even go past midnight on occasion - Neonco31

Someone once played 20 hours a day for a week straight. - WorldPuncher47592834

Well, I guess this is good, but the internet is the place where I can feel not dead inside. - AzureCrystals

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3 Spend more time with family

I hate spending time with my family. They're so annoying

Talk to your grandparents, write down their stories, or just play games with your siblings or parents. - Finch

Enjoy every minute with them!

It was ineveitable for me after certain events that occurred earlier in the year.

4 Find a relationship

In what context? Friend? Romance? Family? This entry is confusing. - CrimsonShark

This is exactly the opposite of a resolution for me. - Userguy44

Too hard, nobody likes me - SirSheep

This is something I plan to do. - Nonpointed

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5 Quit masturbating

Yeah that's not happening. - Jasmine21064

NO ARE YOU CRAZY!

Um... It's natural. - yamionthetrap

Yo yo yo this should be number one

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6 Take a social media break

Study after study have shown the benefits to both personal relationships and self-esteem when you take some time away from social media platforms. - Finch

I am sorry, but no, social media makes me not feel awkward when speaking to people, I hate those studies that say this benefits to both personal relationship and self-esteem, because that's dumb. Memes is all I need - AzureCrystals

I spend more time talking to people in school than online mostly, I just play video games and browse online for most of the time - Neonco31

7 Read a book a week

I read books every school day except maybe at the weekends. Instead, I'm just connecting dot to dot of famous faces of famous people, it's rather a fun brain habit of mine since I was in 6th grade. Then I stopped doing at the end of 6th grade because of my interests rest at science. Since a week ago, I decided to give it a try. - Kevinsidis

This is the best because it lasts as long as losing weight for most people. - Radiumus

Might not be the resolution for everyone else here, but I've barely read anything last year. It's time I fix that. - nerffan8000

I'm working on Wings of Fire 12, and then I'll work on The Shining once my brother finishes. - Cyri

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8 Drink more water

The average person is chronically dehydrated. Start drinking water in small doses and your body and health will improve. - Finch

I have to drink a lot for sports, even though I'm not technically playing any until January, when soccer starts - SirSheep

I'll definitely do this! - Userguy44

I do this - Neonco31

9 Make a new friend

Everyone can use a new friend. - Finch

I'm bad at this... - Metarock

I only made new friends on here. I wish it was that easy in real life too. - Userguy44

Well, I guess this is hard for me, but I'll try - AzureCrystals

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10 Learn a new language

YoU mIsSeD yOuR sPanIsh LeSsOn ToDaY

There are apps that can teach you a new language FOR FREE! 5 minutes a day while you're on the toilet and you'll be on your way. - Finch

Learning Portuguese at the moment. It's a lot more difficult than other languages I've learned. - PositronWildhawk

I might learn French - 23windomt

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The Contenders

11 Make a career change

Don't waste your life doing something you hate. Start making right choices. - Finch

I'll be a logistics employee. - Userguy44

12 Find better ways to handle situations correctly

I need to do this

13 Get rid of house clutter

This includes distant relatives who are still aimlessly milling around after Christmas. - Britgirl

Try getting rid of one small thing a day, or one big thing a week. We all have too much stuff filling our lives. - Finch

This is something I need to do, my room is a total mess. - SailorSedna

14 Enjoy social media

That's not a resolution. Social media is bad for you, no matter what people say. The more people use social media, the less people have real relationships.

15 Get into an ivy league college

A 5-7% chance. - WorldPuncher47592834

I'm 13 lmao

16 Study hard
17 Go traveling
18 Respect opinions
19 Eat healthier
20 Clean your room

I should do this more often. - Userguy44

21 Stress less

I’ve has that on my bucket list for things to do in 2019, something I really need to improve on - Yoshiandaglover

22 Get better grades
23 Write more
24 Buy Bitcoin

Seriously, the technology behind bitcoin is going to reshape our world.

25 Start another hobby

I've recently started renovating beautiful, but run-down large Victorian and Georgian-style doll houses. Painting; decorating and upholstering. It's actually relaxing therapeutic fun, especially whilst listening to music. And it's so worthwhile when the finished results are better than you expected. - Britgirl

26 Do your homework
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