Saturday, January 11, 2020

5 Simple and Effective New Year’s Resolutions by Josie Riviera

We are all aware that small things can add up to big things, so this year, I’m keeping my resolutions simple. Here are 5 of my favorite resolutions: (And they’re all FREE!)

1.  Smile more often
2.  Try to be a more active listener.
3.  Be aware of what I eat.
4.  Add a physical activity to my daily routine.
5.  Be mindful of other people’s viewpoints.

And, I’m sharing one of my favorite quotes by Oprah Winfrey, a woman I admire and respect:

“Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.”

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? Please share in the comments below.

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  1. Just one, enjoy life everyday, starting a new chapter, a clean slate filled with positive energy and happiness ❤️

  2. Josie, thanks for sharing your resolutions. I like the one about smiling more. I don't usually make new year's resolutions because I'm constantly making them throughout the year.

    1. So true, Merrillee. And yes, smiling more is goal that makes me, well, smile. :)

  3. I hope to quit smoking, be more active since I retired and lose a few pounds.

    1. These are all great goals, Sue. Best wishes for your success.