Sixty Ways To Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

Wow, can you believe that 2015 is already coming to a close and 2016 is right around the corner?!

Every year around this time people begin to think about their New Year’s Resolutions, what changes they can make in the New Year, and how they can best reach their goals. People often like to use this time of year as a “fresh start” to leave behind some bad habits and create some good ones in the upcoming year.  If you're like most people and need some motivation heading into the new year, I'm going to share some information that just might help you out. 


My Top 60 Ways To Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever!

1. Make a list of 10 REALLY specific goals that you want to accomplish in 2016, go after them with ferocity, and then conquer them

2. Have more family time

3. Create new memories

4. Love more

5. Value and Believe in yourself

6. Smile everyday

7. Create a mission statement for your life

8. Know your worth and never offer a discount

9. Be the most positive person that you know 

10. Hang out with people who challenge you

11. Exercise like your life depends on it

12. Spend time everyday working on your goals

13. Read at least 1 Personal Development per month

14. Create a Vision Board

15. Find a new hobby

16. Go to the movies every month

17. Find at least 10 minutes per day to spend alone and do absolutely nothing

18. Save your money and spend like you’re a college student

19. Invest in yourself because that is your safest investment

20. Laugh hysterically EVERYDAY

21. Call an old friend to invite them out to lunch

22. Go on a 7 Day Vacation at least once per year

23. Ask lots of questions

24. Travel somewhere new

25. Learn a new language

26. Spend a week every month where you focus on meeting at least one new person per day

27. Go out dancing

28. Make up your bed first thing in the morning

29. Shower everyday

30. Get involved with your community (Join a Committee/Board of Directors or volunteer)

31. Spend time with people who are smarter than you are

32. Hike to the top of your favorite mountain to watch the sunset and/or sunrise

33. Drink lots of water

34. Sleep at least 7 hours every night

35. Eat breakfast EVERY morning

36. Cut back on your alcohol intake

37. Take your vitamins

38. Eat Vegan for a week

39. Don’t shave for a month (This goes for men & women)

40. Run a local race (i.e. 5k, 10k, half marathon, full marathon)

41. Invent something spectacular

42. Follow your heart but take your brain with you

43. Brush off your critics

44. Reward yourself

45. Don’t spend time with people and/or doing things that don’t make you feel good about YOU

46. Don’t talk about people behind their backs

47. Spend less time on social media

48. Appreciate what you have

49. Be Happy

50. Plan less and do more

51. Make your weaknesses your strength

52. Talk Less and listen more

53. Stress Less

54. Create a list of things that you want to do that scares the crap out of you, then go DO IT!

55. Create a  theme for yourself that best describes how you would like 2016 to go

56. Always be the hardest working person that you know

57. Never settle

58. Work on your communication skills

59. Be honest with yourself and everyone around you 

60. Select the #1 thing that needs to happen in 2016 for you to feel like the year is a success. Write that goal down and place it everywhere you look (i.e. the car, work, your mirror, your phone etc) to remind yourself throughout the year.

Happy New Year

I'd like to wish everyone a healthy and happy 2016 and look forward to sharing more with you here on the blog. Hopefully some of these tips will help you make this year your best ever!


Disclaimer

Cybex is a provider and manufacturer of premium commercial fitness equipment. Content featured in the Cybex Fitness Blog is meant to inspire healthy living and wellness and should not be taken as medical advice. As always, be sure to consult a physician if you are unsure of your individual exercise readiness or have a pre-existing medical condition. While these programs offer great benefits, there are many considerations that should be weighed before attempting any type of physical activity.

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