The New Year is slowly nearing, and with the holiday season already upon us many people are indulging in retrospection and reevaluating some of their life choices. New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity for all those who have failed to start making the changes that they said they would make next week, next month, or perhaps when winter starts.


Well, now’s your chance to sit down and prepare a list of important lifestyle changes you want to make, and being the charitable and caring bunch that we are here at Lifehack, we’ve decided to give you a bit of help – because since the majority of people fail to stick to their resolution, you’ll need all the help you can get.

Mike Vardy is expert at reducing complex ideas into simple concepts. In 3 Things You Can Do To Start A Year Of Action he gives us three things to start a year of action during the month of January. Although he often advocates beginning your year at any time during the year, these three tips provide an excellent foundation for anyone wanting to achieve their New Year’s Resolutions.

  • Connect Better With Your Actions
  • Turn Things Down So You Can Turn Things Up
  • Be Selective With Your Attention

New Year’s Resolutions Suck. Do This Instead

Just as Kayla Matthews suggests focusing on the process of reaching a goal, Benjamin McEnvoy takes it a step further in New Year’s Resolutions Suck. Do this Instead. He describes how people view a New Year’s Resolution as an event and because of this, we tend to ignore the process. The three things that you must do to change your life are:

  1. Know what you want
  2. Figure out a simple step you can take right NOW
  3. Do something everyday