New year, new you: Make 2018 your best year yet

A man and a woman starting the year off right by prioritizing their heath.

Whether you’re big on resolutions or just looking to start the year off right, there are plenty of ways to begin 2018 on a positive note. Get inspired with these tips.

Make achievable (and sustainable) goals

Maybe you want to get in shape, cook more meals at home, or save more money. Whatever your goals, start small and simple—and be specific. Making a realistic goal and creating a plan on how you’ll achieve it increases your chances of success.

Prioritize your health

This can seem like a daunting task. But there are many small (and easy) changes you can make—like flossing daily and going to bed 15 minutes earlier each night—that can help you live a healthier life.

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Tackle your debt

Whether you’re paying down student loans or paying off holiday gifts, a new year calls for a new plan of attack. Get started with these 10 easy ways to pay off debt.

Incorporate good habits

It’s amazing how little changes can make a big impact on your overall health and happiness. Taking breaks, checking in with friends, and making time for your passions are just a few good habits to add to your routine.

Go easy on yourself

With any lifestyle or wellness change, slip-ups are bound to happen. And that’s OK. Give yourself permission to be imperfect—and get your goals back on track with these 9 tips.

Reward progress

Hit a weight-loss milestone? Meet a savings goal? It’s important to celebrate your victories—as long as it doesn’t derail what you’ve achieved. Here are 101 healthy (and inexpensive) ideas for rewarding yourself.

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