New Year Resolution Ideas #betterlife

Are you struggling to pick a new years’ resolution?

Don’t worry!

Take a look at our top ten picks, from getting more exercise in through to learning a new hobby and eating healthier.


A wonderful new years’ resolution can always come in the form of more exercise!

If you’re struggling to discover where to start, it’s handy to not expect too much at first.

Many people leave their exercise resolution by the roadside when they realise that they opted for too much too soon.

Exercise journeys take time! Start small and build up, try out different programmes, such as Couch to 5k, these can be great for building up endurance levels.

New Hobbies

Resolutions don’t always have to be fitness orientated.

A great idea for the new year is to introduce a brand new hobby into your routine.

Learning a new skill can be great for memory ability and brain training, take up a group sport and you could improve your energy levels and communication skills!

Improving Memory

A great new years’ resolution can come in the form of memory games! Memory games can usually be purchased in the form of apps on any smart phone.

Just ten minutes a day can work to boost cognitive function and be brilliant for brain training skills!

Meeting New People

Meeting new people can be a wonderful new years’ resolution to keep.

Taking the first step to get out more and to communicate with new people from different experiences and backgrounds can help with a boosted mood, an increase in energy and a rise in communication skills.

There’s no better way to start the new year than meeting new people and possible friends for life.

Increasing Confidence

A great new years’ resolution can come in the form of boosting confidence.

Simple steps such as affirmations can work well, whilst there are plenty of apps and books to try which can all help to increase self confidence and self esteem.


Still struggling to find a new years’ resolution?

A brilliant option can be improving on manners. Heading through the day civil and understanding towards people can be a great way to increase your mood and improve your relationships for the new year.

Reduce Your Stress

Don’t let stress rule your life this 2020.

Opt for a new years’s resolution of reducing stress. Whether that involves daily meditation, an increase in self care, more organisation or time spent with family and friends, there are lots of ways to make sure that the new year is stress free.

Better Sleep

When it comes to a new years’ resolution that is centred around your health, opting to boost your sleep can be the best place to start. Sorting a solid sleep structure can help to improve your mood, increase your energy and boost your health.

It can also be a great feeling to have a routine, meaning that you wake in the morning ready to go.

Start by heading to bed at the same time each night and waking at the same time each morning to get your body into the swing of things.

Struggling in the morning?

Simple sleep boosting techniques in the evening such as a hot bath, herbal tea or meditation can make the morning easier.

Less TV

A wonderful new years’ resolution can come in the form of a reduction in the amount of TV you watch.

Instead of sitting down in the evening for a TV binge, head to an exercise class, learn a new skill or go and see a friend!

More Reading

Whilst the TV falls by the roadside this new year, there will be plenty of time to take up reading.

Setting yourself a reading challenge will mean that you’ll learn something new daily, perfect for boosting brain health!