Didn't do a Resolution? Why Not Try a Goal For 2011?

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2010 is dead! Long live 2011!

Whether 2010 was good to you or bad, it is over.  2011 brings hope. Hope and promise, the years fresh and lay’s out before.  Anything can happen; our dreams can come true.  Making New Year’s best as you can is not a simple matter of dreams, though.  If you want 2011 to be a better year you have to make it so. The best way to do this is by creating strong resolutions and goals for 2010.

The following are the top 10 New Year’s resolutions for 2011:

Lose Weight

It is easy a pack a few extra pounds.  Particularly from Halloween to New Year is a time for family get-togethers, eating well and enjoying yourself.  How many people don’t gain weight during this time?  Likely not many!  Losing weight or simply shedding a few pounds is a very common and understandable goal for the New Year

Stop Smoking

Smoking does horrible things to your body.  It does some horrible things to your wallet.  It is unhealthy and expensive.  It is also something that people really like to do.  There’s few better times the New Year to take a shot at kicking this habit.

Find a Job/New Job

In our tough economic times jobs are not easy to find.  It is a seller’s market.  Whether trying to find a new job or simply find a job many people make a resolution push extra hard in the New Year.  After all what better time is there to make a new push -for new life- than in the New Year.

Exercise More

There many facets of health.  Losing weight is just one of these.  A common goal is also exercise more.  Increased exercise can also help you lose weight, but is not simply for that.  Increased exercise makes you healthier, feel better and hopefully live longer.   The New Year reminds us that all things come to an end, possibly including ourselves, and that there’s no time better than the present to start exercising.

Make Money Online

Many people have seen the ads of the guy who got rich from no work and now sits on his yacht raking in millions.  That is some people’s image of making money online.  Chances are that will never happen, hopefully most people know that.  Those scams devised separate you from your money.  But there are real options make money online and many people decide to pursue this for the New Year.  It may not lead to a life of leisure on the beach, but it can easily lead to enough money for car payments.

Go Green

Going green is good for both your wallet and the environment.  The New Year’s the perfect time to take steps at recycling, getting energy-saving appliances and generally taking small steps to become greener and also save money.

Get a Promotion

Not everybody wants a new job.  Many people are happy where they’re at, but money can always be an issue. Often there are promotions available.  It may not be easy but it is a good resolution to do everything in your power to ensure that you receive an upcoming promotion.

Eat Healthier

Health and the New Year go together like a fist and glove.  Three of these top 10 New Year’s resolutions for 2011 come from the idea of getting healthier. Exercise, losing weight and eating healthier; they are three separate resolutions, but are often grouped together.  Eating healthier with to live longer, feel better, lose weight and just generally have more energy and dynamism.


Organization can be one of the easiest of the resolutions. Depending upon how much you have to organize. Generally it can be a relatively simple task we have a defined goal and specific steps. Fairly easy to handle and having nothing to do with tough psychological issues that issues such as stopping smoking and losing weight have to deal with.

Decrease Debt

Debt can be crushing.  Specifically for anybody who hasn’t underpaying job or no job at all. The best way to decrease debt is to do a one little piece at a time. A good New Year’s resolution is to work on your personal debt. Even if it is only taking $100 a month that was previously wasted and applied it towards debt this can make a great New Year’s resolution for 2011.


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