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New Year’s Resolutions

New Years Resolutions


     With the coming of the new year, we’ve decided to interview people about their New Year’s Resolutions! We found that most of them wanted to be able to get through the year with no struggles or just have a good year. Some simple tips to having a great year are being mindful of the present, caring for yourself, practicing self care, and spending quality time with friends and family.     

Many students have said they wanted to take care of themselves better. Taking care of yourself both physically and mentally is very important. It has many benefits, for example, it boosts energy, improves productivity, and lowers stress levels. Just doing things like exercising, eating regular meals, and staying hydrated are considered taking care of yourself. 

            Another New Year’s Resolution that is popular is getting good grades and passing classes. Getting good grades and making sure to pass classes is great, unless you end up stressing about them. So if you end up stressed over school, you can take time to relax while also studying. 

            A few people said they wanted to get better at their sport. To get better at something, people would mostly say to practice, while that is true, you can also do other things as well. For example, setting goals, building confidence, and understanding the sport better. Doing these things can help you slowly improve yourself and do better at whatever it is you’re doing, it doesn’t have to be sports. It could even be getting better at a hobby, or playing an instrument.

             Some also said they wanted to eat better. Having a healthy diet is essential to having good health and nutrition. Not only that, it can improve your mental health. If you struggle on eating better, you can simply set small goals that can lead to a big goal. You can also follow the five C’s, consistency, courage, cooperation, communication, and confidence. 

               We also heard some say they hope to have good relationships. Maintaining good relationships with others is important to one’s health and helps provide the necessary support. To maintain these good relationships, you can simply set boundaries, talk and listen, and reflect and learn from past mistakes. The most important ways to maintain good relationships are respecting one another, trusting each other, communicating with each other, being understanding, being honest, and being caring towards each other. 

                Last but not least, people want to be more social and make more friends. It’s very normal to experience nervousness or shyness when putting yourself out there. If you want to start becoming more social, you can start by being more confident in who you are, stepping outside of your comfort zone, planning conversation starters ahead of time, or asking easy-to-answer questions to bring up topics you’re into. 

               Hopefully, by the end of this year, everyone will accomplish their New Year’s resolutions. But, most importantly, we hope everyone’s year goes smoothly and is filled with positivity. Have a great 2024!

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    PualenaFeb 1, 2024 at 3:40 pm

    Thanks for the tips on how to achieve our goals! So useful!!!!

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    KeahiJan 29, 2024 at 4:56 pm

    Great goals! I like how you guys wrote about popular resolutions as well as your own.

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    xyahneaJan 19, 2024 at 6:56 pm

    Happy new years! its fun to see about everyone new years resolutions even though most of us dont stick to it its a good way to start the year and this is a great article duhh