As 2020 approaches, are you thinking of New Year’s resolutions? Every January 1st, people around the world commit to either give something up or introduce something beneficial into their lives.
Tips on how to create a new year’s resolution idea
In Ecclesiastes, we read that there is nothing new under the sun. If you are struggling with something, chances are high that someone else is in a similar situation. If you are looking to start a new hobby or sport, MeetUp more then likely has a group waiting on you. A quick Google search will give you an endless list of New Year’s resolution ideas. If you aren’t sure where to start, here are a few questions you can ask yourself to get started:
- Is there a pleasure that is consuming you?
- Is there something or someone missing from your life?
- Is there a dream you have been putting to the side?
- Is there a fear that has been keeping you from moving forward?
- Is there a skill that you’ve always wanted to learn?
- Is there something that occupies your thoughts daily?
Chances are, the ideas for a New Year’s resolution will pour from this list of questions. Once you have your idea, it’s time to consider the next step. Before going further, ask yourself if this new idea fits with who you actually are. Then, start making a plan.
Be a doer, not a dreamer
In 2020, we all need to commit to be doers and not just dreamers, or New Year’s resolution makers. Let’s follow through with our dreams.
According to a U.S. News & World Report, 80% of those who make New Year’s resolutions will not achieve them. Most peter out mid-February. It’s why some people skip the resolution and instead choose a word of the year. If you are going with the full-on resolution, LifeHack has a few suggestions on how to accomplish 50 of the more common ones.
The New Year resolution idea for every Jesus follower
We’ve been podcasting alot about our neighbors and what it means to authentically follow Jesus. For 2020, join us on Unfiltered Radio as we investigate who He claimed to be and how He taught us to interact with one another. Let’s be doers who are actively pursuing happiness and enjoying life to its fullest!