Stay on track with your 2024 New Year’s resolutions

Did you know that nearly one out of four people give up on their New Year’s resolutions within one week? Only nine percent of Americans that make New Year’s resolutions actually complete them. Let us help you stay on track this year! Some popular resolutions are to dine out less, spend more quality time with family and read more books. Let us help inspire you with these tips and tricks!

Reach your reading goal
Reading more books as a New Year’s resolution fosters intellectual growth, helping expand one’s knowledge and understanding of the world. It provides a healthy escape from daily stressors, offering a mental retreat into different stories and perspectives. Check out this list of must-read books by Indigenous authors to help inspire you and start creating your “want to read” list! Some of our employees’ favorites are Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer and Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley.

Spend more time with family
Prioritizing quality family time as a New Year’s resolution strengthens the bonds between family members, fostering a deeper sense of connection and understanding. Shared experiences and activities create lasting memories, contributing to a supportive and healthy family environment. Choosing to spend more time together also promotes open communication. There are plenty of ways to spend time together as a family, whether it’s through travel, family game nights, movie nights or cooking together.

Cook more meals at home
Opting to cook meals at home and dining out less not only promotes healthier eating habits but also offers greater control over ingredients and portion sizes. Cooking at home allows individuals to experiment with diverse recipes, fostering culinary skills and creativity in the kitchen. Additionally, this resolution often leads to saving money! Check out our recipe collection for dinner ideas or purchase one of our cookbooks!