Joyful New Years Resolutions

By Joanne Lee | Blog

Jan 01

A fresh year gives you the opportunity to make resolutions that will make your life happier in the upcoming year. The plans you make for the next year matter, so you’ll want to carefully consider your joyful new years resolutions.

Joyful New Years Resolutions
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25 Joyful New Years Resolutions That Will Bring You More Happiness & Joy

Consider these joyful new years resolutions to fill your life with more happiness and joy:

1Laugh at least once a day. Laughter releases endorphins in the body and brings instant joy into your life.
2Stay grateful. Reflect on your daily blessings and find gratitude in them.
3Find hobbies that make you happy. What do you enjoy? Tap into your natural passions with a new hobby that brings you pleasure.
4Reconnect with nature at least once a week. It’s important to enjoy nature and find time to explore it.
5Volunteer to help a local organisation. Instead of writing a cheque and forgetting about the charity, connect with a local organisation that needs help. Your heart will be filled with joy as you help others.
6Explore your creative side. Do you love art, dance, music, or other creative outlets? By exploring creative pursuits, you can find new happiness.
7Express your appreciation to others. Ensure that others know you appreciate their efforts. Making them feel good makes you feel good too!
8Clarify your priorities. Spending time on those activities that support what’s most important to you brings you satisfaction and fulfillment.
9Organise events with friends. Your friendships can be a source of joy.
10Exercise frequently. Exercise helps fight stress and increases energy. It can also improve your mood and make you feel happier.
11Enjoy your favorite foods in moderation. It’s important to enjoy the foods you love, but eat them in moderation. You can find instant joy by sipping your favorite wine or eating your favorite chocolate.
12Get enough sleep. Researchers have found that getting enough sleep boosts happiness levels.
13Stay present in the moment. You can find joy in the little things by enjoying each moment of the day.
14Keep your mind active. An active mind avoids boredom, so you can find more joy.
15Make new friends. New friendships instantly add joy to your life.
16Give and accept more hugs. Hugs can lift your mood, and researchers have found they have a positive impact on endorphin levels.
17Spend more time with your children. Instead of watching TV or focusing on work, find more time to spend with your children. See the joy of life through their eyes.
18Play more games. Do you love board games or puzzles? Running around with your kids or pets? Let loose and spend some enjoyable time playing games.
19Avoid anger. Giving in to anger drains the joy from your life and makes the people around you miserable.
20Encourage the people around you. As you encourage others and help them find happiness, your own joy will increase.
21Do something just for you. It’s important to find time for yourself. Book a massage, Reiki or reflexology session.
22Look for the positive aspects. Find the silver lining in all situations.
23Smile more. Make smiling a priority and watch joy fill your life.
24Create new goals. Find happiness in new directions and goals.
25Reconnect with lost family members. Have you drifted apart from some family members? Rediscovering your bond will bring happiness to both of you.

New Years resolutions can be a powerful way to alter the direction of your entire year. They can also transform your life. Pick a few of these joyful new years resolutions that resonate with you and enjoy the happy life you deserve!

Checkout 10 tips to make your New Year’s resolution a success!

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About the Author

Joanne, owner of The Full Spectrum Centre Limited has over 17 years experience. She has helped a wide variety of client types in meeting their expectations and achieving their goals, and specialises in holistic health, well-being, relaxation and stress management. Her wealth of training and experience allows her to tailor make our services to accommodate clients’ needs. She works closely with her Therapy Dog Rosie, who helps clients to feel assured, calm, relaxed and comforted during their sessions.

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