“New Year, New Me!” resolutions?
I don’t believe in them. New Years’ Resolutions are a cop out. You don’t need a new calendar year to make a change in your life.
If you’re committed to the change, the right time to start is immediately…not January 1 (unless it occurred to you on January 1). That said, I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with taking a moment to set your priorities for the year and reevaluate any existing goals.
For instance, my husband and I hope to become homeowners in 2016. We’re working hard to this end, but that happening means a lot of stars have to align. That’s our big one. Things that kind of help us work towards that goal are (especially for me) things like being mindful of obvious things like electric usage, sticking to meal plans because Taco Bell is entirely too tempting, and following my beauty no-buy plans (an interesting challenge, what with writing a beauty blog).