Tuesday, December 9, 2014

33 New Year's Resolution Solutions!

Want to hear something crazy?

There are only 22 days left in 2014!

Now is the time of year filled with last minute Christmas shopping, holiday party planning, and thinking ahead towards the upcoming year. Thanks to the longstanding tradition of "New Year's Resolutions," the start of the new year is always a great time to start fresh and discover a brand new "you." 

If you're struggling to come up with good ideas for your 2015 New Year's Resolutions, never fear! Backwater Jack's Bar & Grill is here to help with this list of some of our favorite New Year's Resolutions. We've grouped our suggestions into separate categories. Feel free to help yourself to one or several of these resolution ideas!


Weight Loss Solutions

  • Drink eight glasses of water every day
  • Limit yourself to one plate of food with every meal
  • Leave two or three bites on every plate
  • Stop eating fast food
  • Eat fruits or veggies instead of chips or fries
  • Replace coffee and soda with water and caffeine-free tea
  • Eat organic dark chocolate instead of regular milk chocolate
  • Bring lunch from home instead of eating out

Physical Fitness Solutions

  • Do fifteen jumping jacks when you get up every morning
  • Bend down and touch your toes five times every day
  • Walk for fifteen minutes every day
  • Take the stairs (instead of the elevator or escalator) whenever possible
  • Park in the space farthest from the door

Self Betterment Solutions

  • Do something outside of your comfort zone every month
  • Do twenty minutes of meditation/yoga/prayer every morning
  • Read a new book every three or four months
  • Be ten minutes early to every meeting, appointment, and/or class
  • Schedule at least seven or eight hours of sleep every night
  • Give someone a (genuine) compliment every day
  • Set (and strive to meet) specific travel goals

Family First Solutions

  • Keep all cell phones and other devices away from the dinner table
  • Read books out loud with the family (instead of only watching movies)
  • Try one new family activity together every month
  • Go on family walks and/or bike rides every week

Other Resolution Solutions

  • Stop cursing
  • Stop cracking your knuckles
  • Floss every night or every morning
  • Start recycling
  • Make your bed every day
  • Do something on your bucket list every few months
  • Stop texting and scrolling through news feeds when with friends and family
  • Start a retirement plan and set aside fifty dollars every month
  • Make Backwater Jack's Bar & Grill your top Lake of the Ozarks destination!

We hope this list inspires you to make 2015 your best year yet. What other New Year's Resolutions are you planning? Tweet your ideas to @BWJacksLO, or comment them below!

Backwater Jack's is currently closed for the season, but we will be back and ready for action next year! Be sure to keep us in mind as you begin planning your 2015 summer vacations... We're ready to make next year the best ever!

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