Make 2017 your best year yet. Here are 11 things you can do that will set you up for success and happiness all year long. Just don’t be afraid to ask for a little help along the way; after all, no one can do it all alone.
Commit to Fitness
Exercise helps prevent disease, improves stamina, controls weight, increases energy levels, and reduces stress, but it can be hard to self motivate. A personal trainer or fitness coach will help keep you motivated and help you reach your goals faster than if you try to do it alone.
Eat Well, Feel Well
Committing to a healthy diet is one of the best decisions you can make for yourself. A nutritionist can help you develop healthy habits, and ongoing meal delivery can help you stay on track when you don’t have time to cook nutritious meals yourself.
Organize Your Life
Benjamin Franklin once said, “For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.” A professional organizer is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to get their home or office organized, needs help de-cluttering, or wants to set up a system so they have space to truly thrive in the New Year.
Make 2017 the year you stop stressing about money. A financial advisor can help you tackle debt, plan for retirement, create a budget, or even just give you basic instruction so you can successfully do it all on your own going forward.
Get a Brand New Look
Start the New Year off fresh with a new hairstyle or color, or learn tips and tricks from a makeup artist so you can apply your own makeup like a pro. Or hire a wardrobe consultant to help you create an image that reflects the person you want to present to the world.
Stress is a normal part of life, but it’s important to take time to relax so it doesn’t become overwhelming. Schedule a massage or a private yoga lesson because if you’re not taking care of yourself, none of the rest of it matters.
Take a Time Out
Meditation is a great way to move beyond stress and find peace in the moment. It can also help lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and help you get a more restful night’s sleep.
Learn Something New
Sing, dance, paint, act, golf, surf, play the mandolin, speak Mandarin… Whatever that thing is you’ve always wanted to do, stop putting it off, sign up for lessons, and make it happen.
Fall Back in Love with Your Home
Dated rooms, ugly bathrooms, wear and tear, or a space that’s not finished… Make this year the year you update your home so that it’s a place that brings you tranquility and happiness.
Clean Up Your Act
You’re busy, which can make it hard to find time to clean your home. Or you just don’t like cleaning. Hire a house cleaner to keep your home in order and help you free up limited time.
A life coach can help you develop better relationships with your loved one, cultivate healthy habits, further your career, and boost self-confidence, all things that will certainly make a happier, healthier you.
2017 is going to be amazing. Bring it on.