Things to do before the new year

Things to do before the new year

Introduction to things to do before the new year

The new year is fast approaching and it’s time to get our lives in order once again. This is the perfect time of the year to take inventory of your life. While it’s also a time for fun and relaxation, prepping for the year ahead will make you feel more accomplished and help you get your ducks in a row before the new year.

10 Things to do for a successful new year

1. Deep clean your house 

Having a clean space where you can think and work better makes you more productive. It motivates you to do better in all areas of your life. It almost feels like a fresh start, which is exactly what a new year is. Starting over. Forget about what went wrong last year and what you didn’t achieve and focus on having a better year.

2. Clear the clutter

Clutter creates overwhelm in our lives. When we feel overwhelmed we become anxious and stressed and lose focus on what’s important. Having fewer things in life makes us appreciate what we have more. We think better and become crystal clear on what we want in life. Thereby focusing on doing the things that are most important to us.

3. Create new habits 

Old habits can keep us stuck in the past. Even when we know they aren’t serving us anymore. We are just so used to doing them. Let go of old patterns that no longer serve you and forge new ones. To change bad habits you have to replace them with new ones.

Choose one new habit at a time and incorporate it into your daily routine 

4. Reflect on the year past 

So many times we just want to be done with the old year and are ready for the new year to begin. Especially when we had a bad year. And I get it. Because we have to look at what’s ahead and not what’s past, because let’s face it the past is over and done with. 

We can’t change it. But, we can learn from it. Do a year-end review for 2022. What worked and didn’t work? What do you need to do more of and what should you discard? Really do the work and be brutally honest with yourself. It will set you up for a successful new year.

5. Write goals for next year

Carry whatever goals you didn’t achieve this year over to next year. Really look at your goal list and decide if you still want to achieve those goals. 

We grow every day and sometimes the things we thought we wanted aren’t important to us anymore. Remove and add new goals. Be true to yourself. Only follow dreams you genuinely want and not what society tells you to want.

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6. Get some me time

Go on a retreat. If that’s not possible try to find time at home to spend alone. This is not fun holiday chill time, but time used to work on yourself. Do your year review. Design your vision board for the new year. 

Set your intentions for the new year. What do you want the year to look like for you? Plan your year the way you want it to go. Of course, it won’t go exactly how you want it to but having a plan will give you better success.

7. Spend alone time

Do a life audit. Are you happy and successful? Or are you unhappy and frustrated?

Focus on your health and fitness 

Emotional and mental well-being 





How are you doing in each of these areas? 

8. Spend quiet with family 

Everybody is so busy during the year. And we should definitely make time for each other as much as possible. But sometimes life just gets in the way. This is the perfect time to spend quality downtime with the people who mean the most to you.

What to do before the new year

9. Create a bucket list 

We often get so busy with work that we forget to live and have a life. We are all allowed to enjoy our lives and having a social life is important. Make a list of everything you want to do in the new year. Do stuff that makes you feel alive. After all, we were created to live and not just work.

10. Detox your lifestyle 

Do a life detox and get rid of everything that is preventing you from living your best life. Get everything that is toxic and not serving you out of your life. Toxic friends gotta go. Toxic family?  Only associate with them when you absolutely have to. Be kind to everyone, you don’t know what battle they are facing. Live a harmonious life with everyone around you.