7 months ago

Let 2017 Be Your Best Year Ever

The New Year is approaching and stands before us like a fresh chapter in a book. How would you like the next 365 pages to look like? Well, it’s completely up to you. The good news is that you’re in full control – so take the right steps to make sure that it’s a great chapter by trying a few new things in 2017.

 

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  1. Meet new people

When we get stuck in a rut, we usually end up staying at home and throwing a pity party for one. What we don’t realise is that putting ourselves in situations where we can meet new people can not only be inspiring but also beneficial for our mental well-being. It doesn’t have to be a scary experience – reconnecting with old friends and setting coffee appointments to boost your career path can also help.

 

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  1. Pick up a new language

Not only will learning a new language help improve your communication skills, it will also look great on your resume and possibly open up new opportunities for you. These days there are plenty of resources that allow you to learn a language for free and in your spare time. You’ll be amazed how an additional language skill can help you when you’re caught in a situation.

 

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  1. Travel more and see the world

You’ll need to have your finances in order, get the right equipment and invest some time and effort before you consider traveling across the globe, but there are ways of experiencing different cultures and visiting faraway places even on a tighter budget. Find travel buddies and do plenty of research before take-off to make sure your trip stays on budget.

 

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  1. Turn your hobby into a career

If we could all manage to marry fun and productivity, and be able to make money doing what we love, we’d be a more content and well-balanced person. This may seem impossible, but there are cases where a hobby can be turned into a lucrative career.

 

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  1. Stop procrastinating

The biggest barrier that keeps most people from reaching their goals is the desire to relax and do something fun instead of working hard. Like any other bad habit, small changes everyday to improve yourself can help in the long run. If it takes less than a few minutes to get a task done, push yourself to do it immediately.

Well, there you have it – a list of tips to help you see your New Year’s resolution through and make some long-term changes in your life. If you need a hand to achieve your 2017 goals, our Heroes are ready to help you out