The New Year stands before us like a fresh chapter in a book. What will you write for the next chapter of your life? It's entirely up to you. Take the first step to make sure that it's a great chapter by setting New Year's resolutions. Read on for 5 ideas...
Start a Meditation / Yoga Practice
There a scientific studies that show the many benefits of meditating and yoga. To name just a few, it can help to improve your mood, reduce stress, lessen anxiety and can increase your brain's grey matter - which is involved in decision making and self-control.
Be More Grateful
If you haven't climbed aboard the gratitude bandwagon yet, this is the year to do it. Take the time to count your blessings and think of all the good things in your life, big or small. Being grateful can also help you to overcome adversity, improve the quality of your sleep and allow you to get along better with others.
Spend More Time in Nature
Humans were not made to be cooped up inside all day. Spending time in nature can make you happier, boost your immune system and can even make you more creative. Resolve that this year you'll be spending more time outside.
Enjoy the Little Things
Living life to the fullest doesn't just mean setting big goals. It also includes learning to enjoy the little things and learning to appreciate life's simple pleasures.
Bring More Peace Into Your Life
Inner peace, contentment and serenity are 3 important things. Resolve to bring more peace into your life this year by accepting what is, practicing non-judgment and teaching your mind to become still.