Tips For Successful New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions aren’t the most exciting topic, so here are some easy ideas for goals that everyone can appreciate.
Around this time of year we all reminisce about the goals we made last year. Some of us have the willpower to continue our goals all year long, but many of us sigh in remembrance of our wishful thinking.
But we have good news! Not all resolutions have to be painful or force us to give up our earthly pleasures. There are many goals that are easy to accomplish that can help you personally and professionally all year long.
Below is our list of recommendations for resolutions that you can celebrate come December of 2016:

  • Give your inbox a rest:

Just imagine the joy of your first day of work come January 2016 and your inbox only has current emails. While this might sound like a large task, creating a plan to stay on top of your email can improve your motivation and productivity. If you really doubt your ability to stick with this resolution, consider involving an app. The Zero app can help you quickly sort your emails into their appropriate spots with just a swipe of your finger.  

  • Learn a new skill:

The internet has made it simple to learn a new hobby or skill. By watching a few YouTube videos you can become an amateur painter, craftsman or programmer. If you are looking to pick up a new programming language be sure to check out W3 Schools and CodeAcademy for help, and we recommend Pinterest for developing new DIY skills. Check out this list for some great websites created to help you learn something new.

  • Update your website:

If it’s been a while since you updated your website, 2016 might be the year for you. Website trends change quickly and what was stylish even just a couple of years ago might not work anymore. Be sure to follow the Midphase blog to learn how to keep your website relevant and increase traffic through search engine optimization. With a few minor adjustments you can transform your site from ‘good enough’ to ‘wow!’.

  • Invest in your domain name strategy:

Do you currently own your own personal domain name, such as FirstNameLastName.com? What about other new gTLDs featuring your name or brand? If you have yet to register the domain names relevant to your personal and professional goals, this is the time to get it done. The domain registration industry is becoming more and more competitive, so 2016 is the year to snatch up your domains before someone else does.   

  • Plan an adventure:

Not everyone can plan an exotic trip to Bali, but that doesn’t mean you can’t plan an adventure anyway. There is no better time than now to get outdoors and explore your local area, make a playlist of music you’ve never heard and go for a long drive. Plan a day full of books or movies you wouldn’t normally read or watch. Expanding your horizons doesn’t have to include a big budget, only a small change in attitude.
We have reached the end of 2015, and 2016 is waiting to be lived to the fullest! We hope that the year to come is full of laughter, memories and adventure! Happy New Year!

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