Why New Year's Resolutions are Underrated and a Few of Ours


I don't know what it is with New Year's Resolutions getting a bad rap these past few years! Yes, it is true that you can and should create new goals, habits, etc. at any point during the year, but there is only one time of year that you have all of society to back you up. January is the one and only month known for new beginnings and thinking into the future. If there is any time to reevaluate yourself and strive to improve, it is right now! Trust me, if you can't set some new priorities at the beginning of the year, you will be far less successful at doing it any other time. Haley, Emily and I have jumped on the resolutions bandwagon this January and would urge all of our followers to do the same! I suggest setting goals that are measurable and specific if you really want to take this seriously. Also, write them down or tell a friend to hold yourself accountable! Here's ours :

Mace's New Year's Resolutions

  • Graduate college April 2016
  • Get below 20% body fat by Valentine's Day and stay there... (unless I get pregnant obv)
  • Read at least two good books
  • Install new flooring in kitchen and bathrooms
  • $ Increase savings + make an extra house payment $
  • Drink more water and less caffeine (2 max caffeinated drinks per day; includes pre-workout, Diet Coke, green tea, everything!)

Haley's New Year's Resolutions

  • Conscious spending (less impulse buying)
  • Meditate/find quiet time 5 mins a day
  • Make healthy choices
  • Read the book "The Four Agreements"
  • Learn how to take professional pictures and edit them
  • Contribute to a worthy cause
  • Find a hobby I enjoy
  • Spend less time on social media

Emily's New Year's Resolutions

  • Read five books
  • Travel out of the country at least once…maybe twice
  • Exercise 2x a week
  • Try to eat healthy
  • Learn how to cook a full meal
  • Move out of my house!
  • Get a new car
  • Go to a baseball game in a state I’ve never been to... New York Yankees?
  • Go to Disneyland at least two times