Here are 26 New Year’s resolutions that are actually worth making

2022 is nearly here at last and we’re excited to see what the next 12 months have in store for us.

Everyone has been vowing to make changes to better their lives, but we have to admit we never stick to our resolutions. Mainly because they’re always a bit miserable.

Losing weight is always one of the most popular resolutions, but we need to remember that we don’t exist to shed pounds once the clock strikes 12 on December 31.

We’re never going to achieve our resolutions if we dread them so we’ve conjured up a list of 30 things that will make your life a lot better in 2022. And none of them involve giving up your bi-monthly trip to the chipper.

Here are 26 resolutions that will ensure you have a happy, rich and joyful 2021.

  1. Cut down your screen-time

  2. Walk somewhere every single day

  3. Stop watching the same TV show over and over again

  4. Drink more water

  5. Buy a Keep Cup

  6. Less fast-fashion

  7. Stop wasting money on taxis

  8. Go to the beach once a month

  9. Call your best friend

  10. Donate blood

  11. Throw out clothes that don’t fit you anymore

  12. Always wash off your make-up at night

  13. Read more books

  14. Put your phone on the other side of the room before bed

  15. Don’t feel guilty for eating a bloody biscuit

  16. Stop working through your lunch break

  17. Buy fresh flowers once a month

  18. Go to your local coffee shop instead of Starbucks

  19. Unfollow people who make you feel unhappy

  20. Go to the doctor when you’re worried about something

  21. Stop apologising when you’re not in the wrong

  22. Accept compliments

  23. Cancel plans if you don’t feel up for them

  24. Change your pillowcase once a week

  25. Don’t keep your toothbrush in the bathroom

  26. Tell your friends and family how much you love them