Psychology

New Year, New You

Good habits to adopt and bad to leave behind.
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The previous year can be characterized as chaotic, with countless turmoils and many struggles that many of us never thought of. As human beings, we managed to adjust to this new reality, even if it is not pleasant. During the current situation, keep trying to have a positive way of thinking is the best thing you can do to improve yourself and be more optimistic.
Every year, people make "New Year's resolutions," which are personal goals set at the beginning of each year. For many people, the new year gives a sense of renewal and hope. It is the time to take stock of who we are and how we live and decide to improve ourselves. New Year's resolutions usually address vital aspects of life, such as health, social connections, finances, or well-being.
Since we have a new year and a fresh start, it is an opportunity to improve our habits in our daily lives.

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Begin Each Day with Time for Yourself

Prioritizing time to do things for yourself will make you happy and more productive in many aspects of your life. Wake up early, drink your coffee, take a shower, and write down everything you need to do for the day without rushing.

Make an Overall Goals List

Setting goals gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. It helps you be focused and organized to achieve your targets.

Spend Time At Nature

Communing with nature can be a spiritual practice, improve your vitality, and boost immunity and happiness.

Meditation

Starting meditation can make you happier as it enhances the flow of constructive thoughts and positive emotions. Moreover, it helps you manage anxiety, stress, and depression.

 

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The new year is also a new opportunity to review and move away from bad habits.

Too much screen time 

Especially this year, if you work from home, you might feel like your days have barely had breaks from a screen. Excessive screen time has been linked to health risks such as sore eyes, finding it hard to concentrate, sore neck and shoulders, even finding it hard to sleep.

Running late 

Running late is a chronic bad habit. The first thing you can do to eliminate it is to consider what exactly is making you late. Next, learn how much time you spend getting ready and plan to be earlier at your job or appointment.

Being too hard on yourself 

We should always keep in mind that some things are beyond our control. People used to be the worst critics of themselves, but we need to learn to go easy on ourselves when times are challenging.

 

 

 

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Don't appreciate what we have

Rather than focusing on all that we lost in 2020, we should focus on what we have. This year taught us that we don't have to take anything for granted. Focus on the people you care about, on your health, and be grateful for everything you have.

 

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