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New Years Plan: Make the Change Today, Not Tomorrow

Life is a big roller coaster which will take many twists and turns and it is something which can sometimes knock you down and make you feel like you aren’t good enough. When it comes to living your life to the best of your ability you also need to think about being the best person you can be. Here are some of our top tips for how to be a better you in the new year to improve your life.


Take up a new hobby

If you feel as if your life is at a bit of a standstill and you aren’t sure exactly what to do, a great idea would be to try a new hobby and really let yourself delve into something you haven’t done before. When we try new things we are exposed to a different side of ourselves and this can really help us to find new skills and abilities we never knew we had before. It’s worth trying it today and it could really change your life. For example you can try out going for bike rides or use the best exercise bikes to give your legs some strength and help your heart stay healthy and strong.



We all need some time to sit back and relax sometimes, but hardly any of us ever actually do it. It can be difficult for us to love or lives in constant stress and it can really put a toll on our will to live, and if you feel like this you need to take some time out and get away from it all. Book a few days away in the middle of nowhere and take some time to truly relax and renew. It can be a great chance for you to see your life in a new perspective and make some decisions to change it for the better.



Practice better habits

Drinking, smoking, eating bad foods… these are all bad habits which we pick up during our lives and these habits aren’t going to make us any better as people. If you want to really make a positive change in your life you need to stomp out these habits and replace them with new ones. Instead of eating one large junk food meal a day, eat several smaller healthy ones. Instead of lifting up a cigarette try and go for a run and distract yourself… small changes to your life can mean big things and they can allow you to be the best you can be.


Stop comparing yourself

The most toxic thing you can possibly do during your life is compare yourself to others. We often look at other people close to us or on the TV and wonder how they could be so perfect, before looking at ourselves in disgust. But you need to remember that every single person on this earth is unique. We are all different people and we have so much potential to do good things. Just because you don’t look like a model doesn’t mean you aren’t beautiful and there will always be someone out there who is willing to treat you in the right way.


Be more confident

Confidence is the key to a good quality of life and it is something which we all need to have some of if we want to be a success in our lives. You can think about taking some emotional intelligence training and trying to leap more into unknown situations and this can really help you realize just how competent and confident you really are. It is so important for you to find your inner lion and next year you could conquer the world.

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TWL Working Mom

Jennifer is the owner of TWL Working Moms. She is a full time teacher, a mom & step mom, and NBCT Facilitator. Jennifer lives in Washington State and is a born + raised New Yorker. In her spare time, she loves traveling, yoga, the beach, writing, listening to books and drinking coffee.

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  1. Starting a new hobby is actually on my list for the New Year! I like how you included not comparing yourself to others. It’s too easy to get caught up in the comparison trap.

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