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It’s never too early to jump-start your New Year’s resolutions. After all, it just means you get a few extra days to build it into your routine!

So whether you want to travel more, get a new job, or develop more self-care rituals in the new year, here’s how to get a head start on five of the most popular resolutions.

“I want a new job”
Want to change departments? Think you deserve a promotion? Start by making a list of the things you want to accomplish professionally in 2019, then think about what you need to do to make it happen. If you like your company but not your job, who do you need to talk to? If you want to branch out into a new field, is there anyone who can offer advice? Write all of these thoughts down before the new year, so that when January 1 hits, you already know what you have to do.

“I want to build stronger relationships”
Yes, it’s harder to build strong relationships as you grow older, but it’s definitely not impossible. Be intentional about who you choose to invest time in by making a list. We recommend adding their contacts to your “favorites” list on your phone — it’ll serve as a reminder to reach out to them on a regular basis!

“I want to allot more ‘me’ time”
Self-care rituals don’t have to be extravagant. Simply turn off your phone for 30 minutes, go for a walk around the block, or indulge in a bubble bath — whatever it is, commit to doing something just for yourself at least once a week (starting today!).

“I want to be smarter with my money”
There’s no time like the present to start saving. Download a budgeting app like Mint to help you visualize where your money is going. All you have to do is connect your bank accounts and credit cards, and the app will do the rest!

“I want to travel”
Ah, travel…probably one of the most popular resolutions. If you want to check more destinations off of your travel bucket list, start by creating a realistic timeline of when you can take a vacation. Having a proposed date in mind will ensure you have a goal and a deadline to work toward, making it more likely to happen.

xx, The FabFitFun Team