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2019's Most Achievable Resolutions According to Total Guide to
Whether it's falling in love, learning a new skill, or working on your six pack, tens of thousands of people all over Bristol will be making New Year's resolutions this January. In a bid to help you achieve your goals in 2019, we've shortlisted some of the most popular resolutions and how to achieve them.
1. Exercise More
One of the most popular New Year's Resolutions is to lose weight, get fit, eat right and exercise more. If you plan on making a positive change and sticking to it, remember to be realistic, plan ahead and track your progress.
Above all don’t beat yourself up and keep trying! If you feel your will power wavering around February time, why not recommit yourself for 24 hours stints? Each 24-hour period will soon add up and, before you know it, you'll be back on track!
David Lloyd will let you do a trial workout so you can be certain it’s the right place for you before you sign up.
2. Revamp your Wardrobe
There's no better time than January to sort through your wardrobe and treat yourself to some new items of clothing.
Shirt dresses, yellow and gingham are all set to be massive trends in the New Year and are trends that we can actually wear in our everyday lives!
Whether you want a whole new look or just a slight update, shop all of the latest must-haves at Cribbs Causeway.
3. Do Something for Charity
Surely giving up your time is just as satisfying as giving up chocolate.
If doing something for charity is one of your resolutions, then why not get involved and make 2016 the year that you fundraise or volunteer.
Whether it’s supporting a local dog's home or fundraising to generate money needed to aid care, many local charities can’t achieve all that they do without the help of volunteers.
Whatever you decide to do, have fun and good luck.
4. Try a New Hairstyle
New Year, new hair! Whether you fancy trying a new hairstyle or reinventing your look for 2019, kick-start January with a mini makeover
January is the perfect time to switch up your look. After all, what could be more be more exciting than a new look to match your cheery new outlook.
If you're worried about taking the snip, change doesn't have to mean a new hairstyle; it can also mean a change in stylist!
5. Do a Bungee Jump
Make 2019 the year that you enjoy the adrenaline thrill of a lifetime!
This next resolution certainly isn't one for the fainthearted, but if you're looking for a New Year's experience that you'll remember forever, a bungee jump is the perfect choice.
Boasting the UK’s first commercial Bridge Bungee Jump, indoor and outdoor bungee facilities and regular jump heights from 160ft to 400ft, the UK Bungee Club offers an unparalleled choice of Bungee Jumping activities.
6. Improve your Social Networking Skills
Now is the perfect time to give yourself a social media makeover! If your aim is to up your social media game in the New Year, we think we know someone who'll be able to help...US.
Aimed at beginners, our Total Guide to Social Media Training sessions highlight how to use LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to increase your profile, customer relationships and sales to ensure you're at the top of your social game!
The session will take you through the basics, finishing with a 30 minute workshop to get up close and personal with your social platforms.
7. Find a New Job
For many, the New Year means a new start. Recent studies suggest that the large majority of people plan to actively seek a career change come January.
If your resolution for 2019 is to go out and find your dream occupation, our job section can help. Our experts will advise you on everything from creating an amazing CV, to how to prepare for interviews.
Remember to only apply for relevant positions, do your research and keep your spirits up - sometimes it's better to find a new job by searching for a great company rather than a position.
8. Make More Time for Friends
As our lives get busier, quality time with friends tends to move further down our priority lists. Tight schedules and endless responsibilities, can make it seem nearly impossible to make time for our nearest and dearest - but it doesn't have to be that way! Make 2019 the year that this all changes.
There's an abundance of great places to catch-up with friends in Swindon, so there's really no excuse for not making the effort.
9. Take up a New Hobby
You're never too old to learn a new skill or hobby. Hobbies may differ from person to person but they're still fantastic ways to have fun, relieve stress and make new friends!
Break the annual tradition of trying and failing to give up a bad habit this January and learn a new skill or talent instead!
For a full list of our favourite New Year hobbies in Bristol click here.
10. Walk or Cycle to Work
Start the New Year off right with a resolution to make the world a greener place! Not only can cycling or walking to work improve your well-being but it will have a positive effect on the environment too.
Sustrans are a leading charity enabling people to choose healthier, cleaner and cheaper journeys.
11. Training Opportunities
Want 2019 to be the year you learn lots of new skills and find a hobbie/job you absouletly love! There are tons of training opportunities availible, so make 2019 the year you accomplish one!
Have a dream to be skillful in manicures or pedicures? Kelly Wilson is for you! It's a fantastic nail training academy which offers multiple nail training courses that are all accredited by the ABT.