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Things to Stop Doing This Year

31 Things to Stop Doing in 2018

The new year isn't only an opportunity to reset goals; it's also a time to reconsider how you've been leading your life. Take a moment to recap your 2017. What do you regret? What do you wish you could've done more or less of? Let that all fuel a better year and a better you in 2018. To put your well-being and happiness at the forefront, stop doing these 31 things ahead.

  1. Caring about what others think.
  2. Ignoring what your body is telling you (if you need sleep, sleep!).
  3. Justifying every unnecessary purchase as something you "deserve."
  4. Keeping negative people around.
  5. Putting so much pressure on yourself.
  6. Saying yes to things you don't want to do.
  7. Neglecting your physical health.
  8. Playing it safe.
  9. Putting your passions aside.
  10. Wasting your energy on people who don't deserve it.
  11. Allowing others to dictate your life.
  12. Getting caught up in drama.
  13. Delaying overdue catch-ups with friends.
  14. Being afraid of change.
  15. Getting upset over trivial things.
  16. Putting the needs of others before your own.
  17. Criticizing yourself.
  18. Worrying about things out of your control.
  19. Ignoring calls from your parents or loved ones (no matter how crazy they drive you).
  20. Neglecting your personal happiness.
  21. Letting fear win.
  22. Caring so much about social media.
  23. Dwelling on the past.
  24. Forgetting about self-care.
  25. Trying to please everyone.
  26. Treating your body like you're invincible.
  27. Passing up amazing opportunities.
  28. Taking things so seriously.
  29. Settling for less.
  30. Allowing others to bring you down.
  31. Living every day like tomorrow's guaranteed.
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