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My Happy New Year: How My Resolution is Helping Me Start 2021

Photo by Olya Kobruseva from Pexels Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be happy. It’s a question I’m sure everyone’s asked themselves during their lives, right? Why am I thinking about happiness so much now, though? It’s because of my New Year's resolution. Let me back up. New Years is my favorite holiday. Most commercialized holidays spew gifts and involve too much shopping. But New Year’s is about hope, growth, and self-improvement. In general, people walk around with high expectations and optimistic views of the upcoming future. Take away the overindulging of alcohol. Remove expectations for a kiss. (Both of which I did without this year). What did the holiday become? A breath of fresh air to my wallet and psyche. Side note: For those reading this post in the years to come, I’m writing this with the 2020 to 2021 mindset. Anyway, now that I’ve put that in perspective, I’m sure you can see what I mean. People were looking forward to the end of 2020. All th