Happy New Year 2020: 5 Times to Try Something New This Year
It’s that time of year again! With the start of the new decade, it’s time to throw off the old and embrace the new with open arms– and why not try something new this year as well? Whether it’s starting a new hobby or indulging in some of the latest trends, there’s never been a better time to break out of your comfort zone. So, let’s take a look at five times that we should all definitely try something new in 2020!
- New Year’s Resolution
New Year’s Day is the ultimate fresh start– and what better way to get the new year off to a great start than with a resolution? With 2020 marking a new decade, it’s the perfect time to try something that you’ve been dreaming of doing for a while and make some headway towards it in 2020. So why not make a resolution to try something new this year?
- After a Big Life Change
Maybe this year, you’ve had a big life change such as moving to a new area or changing your job. Whatever the change, it might be the right time to try something new and explore the area you’re living in or have the motivation to pick up a new skill at your workplace.
- To Spice Up Your Relationship
Sure, you may have been together with your partner for years, but there’s always room to try something new with your relationship! It could be as simple as signing up for a class together or even pursuing a hobby that your partner always wanted to try. No matter what it is, having something new to share is sure to bring the two of you closer together.
- To Take a Break from Your Routines
We all have our daily routines, but breaking out of them once in a while can be a great way to add some variety to your life. Trying something new is a great way to break up the monotony and gain some mental clarity, while also having fun while doing so!
- When You’re Bored
When you’re feeling bored or down, it might not be the best idea to turn to social media or video games. Instead, why not try something new? You can try learning something new, like a language, or take a trip out somewhere you’ve never been before– the possibilities are truly endless!
No matter if you’re looking to break out of a long-term rut or just trying to make more of this year, there’s really nothing stopping you from making 2020 the year of trying something new! So set yourself up for success, make a plan, and take that leap. Who knows, you may even find your new passion!
Ways to Make Trying Something New A Reality
By now, we’ve established how trying something new can be beneficial for everyone and how there’s numerous times that we can do something new this year. However, it’s only through a few simple steps that we can make this dream of trying something new a reality:
- Set Concrete Goal
Before you can decide to try something new, you first need to figure out what it is that you’d like to do. Don’t just settle for something vague like “learn a new skill,” seeing as it’s never too late to learn something and the possibilities are truly endless. Make a concrete decision– such as taking up painting or joining a choir– and plan accordingly!
- Research The Topic
Once you’ve picked a particular skill or pursuit, it’s time to learn a little more. Don’t forget to research the area extensively, as this is essential to making the best decision when it comes to the right classes and areas of study. You can even find online tutorials and blogs to give you insight on the topic.
- Have a Support System
It’s never easy to begin something new, and so having a support system is ideal. Reach out to friends and family and see if they’d like to try something new with you, or maybe even someone who has already started the same journey that you’re about to start. This will help you stay motivated and committed to your goal until you’ve succeeded in it!
- Assess Your Time
Life can often be hectic and sometimes we can take on something new without giving our availability much thought. To make sure you can stick to your plan and make your goal happen, assess your general availability and decide what your optimum hours for learning and indulgence might be.
- Enjoy The Process
Finally, make sure that you don’t forget to enjoy the process of learning something new. Maybe you’ll make a few mistakes along the way, but that just adds to the fun of the experience. Don’t be too hard on yourself and have some fun while you’re at it!
2020 is at our doorstep, and it’s time to try something new. Whether you’ve been stuck in a rut or just want to spice up your life, remember to set yourself up for success by making a solid plan and getting the right support you need. With the right amount of dedication and effort, you’ll have succeeded in your goal in no time!