No more lofty goals like “Exercise more” or “Become a better person.” I’m talking brass-tacks, stripped down to the core stuff that is dumbed down so much you can’t help but meet them.
If you aren’t moving forward, you are falling back. So if you’re ready to embrace a little turbulence, and a lot of fear (that weird heady feeling of excitement in your gut), then this is your guide on how to re-invent yourself this year.
For the past few months, I’ve felt like a potato. Kind of sad, unmoving, semi-mashed. I was doing a successful job of ignoring my health and pulling the “I’ll deal with this later” card. Which, turns out, means you rarely will do it later. Because later just keeps being…later.
The high maintenance, never satisfied friend that makes you feel eternal guilty.
Some of these changes may seem synonymous or trivial, but a resolution is a decision to do or not do something. An intention is an aim and makes it more hopeful. Words like never can stop can lead to all-or-nothing attitudes and make it harder to get back on track.
Be healthy, but not obsessive.
“Not go to Coachella. I think it will be pretty easy to achieve this one.” — Dave, 25
If there is magic in the world, I think it comes in the moments exactly like this one.
If you want to fall in love in 2016, think about why. Is it because every other person fell in love, got engaged, or created a life in 2015? Is it because you feel like you’ll be behind the pack if you don’t find love before age 26, 36, or 46?
Unfollow all of the Instagram accounts and Facebook friends that make you feel like shit. Unsubscribe to all of the random-ass e-newsletters that show up in your inbox even though you don’t remember signing up for them.