In a world where drug addiction is rampant and hearing about substance abuse overdoses seems to be a common occurrence, the thought of the New Year can find you stressed and wondering what type of resolutions you can make that will help you with the year to come. With that in mind, read on below for a few of the best New Year’s resolutions you can make to relieve your stress next year.
Get the Help You Need
Make a New Year’s resolution to get out there and get the treatment for opioid abuse that you need in order to get your life back. There is no worse stress than trying to stop an addiction cold turkey. It is important to realize that you can’t do it alone and get the help you need to make a difference in your own life. You don’t have to wait until the New Year to carry out this particular resolution. Do it now and improve your life before the New Year even begins.
Take Up a Hobby
Remember all of the hobbies and sports you participated in when you were in school? You don’t have to give up a hobby just because you’re an adult. Make a firm resolution to take up a new hobby, or restart and old one, next year. Whether it’s stamp collecting, collecting and reading books by your favorite author or restoring old cars, having a hobby will bring your stress levels way down in the new year.
Cull the Chaos
Most people remember their parents telling them that a tidy room would help them to concentrate, as they grew up, and it is true. Living in a cluttered house can easily stress you to the point of no return. One sure-fire way to reduce your stress levels next year is to cull the chaos before the New Year begins. Take it one room at a time, so as not to get overwhelmed, and get rid of everything you don’t need, then tidy up what you do. You will be surprised at how much stress is lifted off your shoulders when your home is organized and clean.
Vow to Sleep More
One of the biggest stress inducers in the world is not getting enough sleep. It’s also a vicious circle of stress causing you not to be able to sleep, and not sleeping causing you to perform poorly in life and become even more stressed. That is why you should make a New Year’s resolution to get at least eight hours of sleep every night and stick to it! There are many ideas out there that can help you get the sleep you need, you just have to know where to find them. Sleep can cure a lot of things, so make this your number one resolution for next year.
These are just a few of the New Year’s resolutions you can make to feel less stressed in the year ahead. There are many more out there, but these will help you get a good start on the upcoming year.
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