100 Resolution Ideas To Kick Off The Year 2018 Strong ( with FREE mindful calendar to download)

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How do you feel when 2017 is basically over?
We have been talking about how to deal with Christmas stress and how to reboot for a fresh start, we think it’s time to set up some goals that will make 2018 the most inspiring and productive year in our lives ( with Free Printable Mindfulness Calendar to download at the end of this post ).
Without further due, let’s dig in.

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1.Use an ambient sound equalizer like Noizio to help you focus on work

 

2. Use a daily planner to set goals for a day and note down the time it takes to finish every one of them

 

3. Silence your phone when working and turn off unnecessary notifications from apps

 

4. Try to accomplish one task at a time.

Note down irrelevant ideas, to-dos and thoughts using notebooks or apps like Evernote.

 

5. Clean your work area. Leave necessities, plants and water only.

6. Distinguish one most important task for a day and do it first.

 

7. Or the most challenging/unpleasant task to begin with ( then you will have the rest of the day in a happy mood )

 

8. Review your daily planner every night and think of ways to optimize your schedule

 

9. Write the to-do-list for tomorrow every night before bed

 

10. Take 5 minutes rest for every 20 minutes’ work

 

11. Identify your biological prime time for the most important tasks

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Water is the key to everything. Note down your daily water intake with an app or a bottle like this. Don’t replace water with coffee, milk or soft drinks. Just pure water.

 

13.Eat fresh food, throw away your frozen crap

 

14. A glass of warm lemon water every morning

To boost metabolism and strengthen immune system

15. Eat less sugar

 

16. Try fasting once a week.

If you have never tried fasting, begin with a 16 hours fasting (including the sleeping time).

 

17. Eat whole food instead of processed drunk

 

18. Eat your meals with complete focus.

Turn off the tv and put away the phone while eating. Your brain will receive the signal of fullness more prompt.

 

19. Replace your binge food with healthy snacks like nuts and yogurt

20. Try ketogenic diets

High fat, no sugar, low protein – the diet that doesn’t seem like a diet. Check out some recipes at our favorite keto youtube channel.

 

21. Do the meal prep and avoid eating random junks when you are hungry

 

22. Keep a food journal. Try apps like My Fitness Pal or a handwritten health journal

 

23. Prioritize your breakfast

Oh my gosh we love breakfast! Just try different recipes as if it is the most important meal of a day. ( we absolutely do)

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24.Have some Me-time doing things you love on your own every week

 

25. Develop a habit of smiling when you feel down

A great suggestion from Tony Robbins. Your body movements will magically change the way you feel

 

26. Do something that scares you every day

Talk to your secret crush? Travel alone? Make a public speech on class? Whatever. The purpose is to challenge yourself and develop courage and confidence.

 

27. Keep your mind hyper with inspirational quotes or print out our calendar of mindfulness to put on your desk.

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28. Do a favor of others every day

 

29. Participate in volunteer work

 

30. Read a real book every month

If you have 20 minutes’ time to spare every day, try reading a book daily to keep your mind refreshed and inspired. Check out some best sellers on Amazon.

31. Break an old bad habit

etc. Smoking, binging, procrastinating…

 

32. Develop a good habit

etc. Jogging, dancing, hiking…

 

33. Write down one thing you’ve done every day that makes you proud

 

34. Cut off from social media for some time every week

35. Keep a life-goals note

When achieving any one of them, celebrate!

 

36. Buy a gift of self-care for yourself every month

 

37. Spend some time in nature

Don’t have time to go hiking? Get a sunbath on your porch.

38. Arrange some quality time to chat with family.

Share your life with the ones that care about you whole-heartedly and be there for them as well.

 

39. Give your house some Feng Shui makeover to enlighten the vibes

 

40. Learn something new every month.

Playing guitar, writing a song, learning some words in a new language, even the smallest achievements can bring huge affirmation.

 

41.Try crystal healing

Check out our crystal beginner’s guide here.

 

42. Give yourself a little massage with essential oils of the favor you like

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43. Show gratitude to each other

 

44. Say thank you for what he/she has done for you

 

45. Be supportive

 

46. Write an in-depth letter to one another

Telling your other half how you feel about your relationship, what problems to be solved, what future plans to be made.

 

47. Try something new every month

Do things that you haven’t done together before. It can be something crazy like visiting a haunted house or skydiving. It can also be a picnic on the lakeside or a road trip.

 

48. Talk with each other

Like… real talk…Without phones, tv or anything else. 

 

49.Compliment your loved one

 

50. Document your memories together

Collect the movie tickets, flight tickets and all the things related to a happy experience together.

 

51. Surprise each other on a regular day

A well-prepared meal or a thoughtful gift like a Personalized Love Book edited by you.

Use code LOVEALWAYS10 to get 10% off of Your Own Love Book

 

52. Relive a happy memory

 

53. Try doing things he/she loves.

 

54. Parent a pet together ( but be responsible )

 

55. Play some couple games ( not what you think )

Crash your partner’s naughty secrets with a truth-or-dare and get to know each other even more. Get one on Amazon for $8.9.

 

56. Create a joint account.

 

57. Try partner yoga

It helps to build trust and support for each other. Get inspirations from these 16 partner yoga moves that have gone viral on Instagram

 

58. If you are in a fight and at the edge of losing it, ask your partner for some time and calm down

 

59. Reconnect with some of your common friends.

 

60. Learn to be a good listener

 

61. Give your partner a hug every day

 

62. Workout together.

 

63. Share with each other your deepest fear and wildest fantasy

 

64. Cook for each other

 

65. Ask him/her to recommend a movie and watch together

 

66. Pick his outfit or do her makeup for fun every once a while

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67. Declutter your space

Get rid of things you don’t need.  Make room for things you love or need.

 

68. Donate your old clothes

Doing good for both you and others. Here’s a guide of where to donate.

 

69. Spend your money wisely

Only buy things you truly need ( except for treating yourself once every month )

 

70. Unsubscribe, unfriend, unfollow

Your time is too precious for meaningless sh*t.

image via GIPHY

 

71. Participate in local events. Meet some real people

 

72. Make a list of the reasons on a piece of paper of why you may get rejected

And burn it or tear it into pieces, anything you like. You have the control over the paper and your life.

 

73. Watch a Ted Talk

 

74. Try a new hairstyle or hair color.

 

75. Watch funny animals or home videos

 

76. Redecorate your house according to your esthetics

 

77. Create your favorite playlist for different occasions

etc. for work / for gym / for walking alone / for doing housework

 

78. Think of 3 things you are grateful for first thing in the morning and start the day with gratitude

 

79. Commit to someone or something that speaks to your soul

 

80. Prepare a DIY gift for your family on Christmas

 

81. Write down the worst scenarios of things you worry about and stop worrying

 

82. Make peace with the past

Let go of old-time sorrow or glory. Live at present.

 

83. Surround yourself with positive and inspiring people

Get away from a toxic relationship or working environment.You will become who you are with. 

image via Giphy

 

84. Revisit places of childhood memory

 

85. Write a letter to your future self one year later

Write down your goals, thoughts and decisions. Read it one year later and outline those thoughts that you feel grateful for.

 

86. Always be prepared

Prepare your Emergency Money and Emergency/survival kit in case anything bad happens

 

87. Spend more of your money on experiences

Travel to some unknown places of heaven. Check out our destinations goals on Pinterest.

 

88. Try meditation

To begin with, 5 minutes every day before bed is good enough. Here are some meditation tips we’ve collected on Pinterest.

 

89. Get enough sleep

 

90. Give your body some nice stretches after waking up

 

91. Set aside 10 minutes or more for some indoor workout

Spotebi would be a great place for you if you don’t already have a workout schedule. You will find plans for all kinds for free.

 

92. Do yoga

Check out the yoga beginner guides we found on Pinterest.

 

93. Take records of your body measurements

Know about the changes in your body based on concrete numbers

 

94. Create a sacred space at home

Pick a place you love in your house. Set aside all negative emotions everytime you enter that space. Only good vibes are invited.

 

95. Define your core values and build a personable brand around them

If you love art, photography and illustrations like we do, Behance, Dribbble and Unsplash will be your place to get your work seen in a professional way.

If you are a blogger of any kind, Medium is a place where you can share your ideas and meet some great minds.

 

96. Step out of your comfort zone

Expand your skill set. Try something new.

 

97. Do something that would make others say “are you out of your mind? “

etc. Quit a job and start your own business,  get on a road trip and sleep in a camper van,  jump from a waterfall. Do something that you will remember for the rest of your life.

 

98. Try HelpX or couch surfing

You can then travel, help someone in need, experience another lifestyle and save money at the same time.

 

99. Create your own work

Write a song, take a photo, paint a picture. Be creative.

 

100. Set your goals for the year and stick to it

Goals without plans are just dreams.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text 0=””]OK…Thanks for reading all these till the end. We know that 100 is quite an intimidating number. Start with some baby steps and pick one or two at a time. You have a whole year to make great changes!

Last but absolutely not least…We have created a watercolor calendar of 2018 with a different inspirational quote every month. Free to download and 100% printable so you can fill the year with positivities and good vibes.

This is our way of saying thank you. Download now and make 2018 the best year EVER!

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