Unexpected Ways To Make Life Better In 12 Months

Are you ready for a change? Maybe you’re stuck in a rut, or feel like life is passing you by. Every day we’re alive and well is a gift. But it’s so easy to forget this when we’re going about our daily business.

Here are three ways you can make a change and improve things for the better.

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Connect with new people

Making new friends in adulthood is hard. You spend most of your time at work, surrounded by colleagues that aren’t necessarily those that you connect with on a social level. Once you’ve reached the stage in life where you’re not out partying every weekend, you’re not meeting lots of new people all the time and your friendship circle stays pretty fixed.

However, while it’s more difficult to make new connections when you’re a little older, it’s not impossible and definitely something to consider if you want to improve your life. Apps like Meetup and Bumble BFF are specifically for people wanting to make new friends. You can find those with similar interests that live nearby. If you’ve been single for a while, why not put yourself back out there and look to find a potential partner?

It’s not always plain sailing when it comes to meeting people. You’re bound to come across at least a few who you don’t mesh that well with. But you could also find others who become lifelong friends, and add so much value to your life. These are the people that push you out of your comfort zone, inspire you to do new things and offer you a new perspective on the way you look at things.

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Consider your career

You spend a significant amount of time at work, so if you hate your job it’s always going to affect the rest of your life. You don’t have to feel trapped. Why not go back into education and then work towards the job you really want? If you’re interested in healthcare for example, look at jobs you can get with a dnp qualification.

If you feel as though you’re stuck in the rat race, why not start your own business? It could be a side hustle to begin with, and from there you could build it up until you reach the stage where you can do it full time.

Improve your health

Health is everything. In our childhood years we spend our lives avoiding our greens as much as possible. And in our youth we drink too much, stay up too late and do all kinds of things that are damaging to our bodies. Growing up and reaching adulthood means taking responsibility for your health, and it’s something that will make you feel so much better.

Eating right, exercising and sleeping properly will give you more energy and vitality, and enable you to enjoy life to its full potential. You’ll prevent all kinds of avoidable illnesses, and have peace of mind that you’re treating your body well.



  1. February 16, 2019 / 2:49 am

    These are wonderful tips! I recently moved and used Bumble BFF to meet a few people in the area! I need to get back to using it again! I haven’t heard of meetup but it sounds good too!

  2. Ruth Josey
    February 18, 2019 / 12:41 pm

    Such great recommendations! We’re always looking for ways to make life better – even when it’s pretty darned good. Thank you for the post and I’m not sure how in the world you handle two blogs….I’m struggling with one!


  3. jodie filogomo
    February 18, 2019 / 2:39 pm

    It’s the connections that do it for me. Sometimes we think we have enough friends, but the right ones mean the world.

  4. February 21, 2019 / 2:01 am

    Going to try to connect with new people. Thanks for the inspiration. Always working on my health and always thankful to have a job…not a career, have retired from that, but a job!

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