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34 Things That'll Help You Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions

No more giving up on your resolutions after the first week!

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1. If you've resolved to drink more water, get a HydraTrak water bottle so you stop forgetting to drink more than one glass a day.

Move a colorful band up every time you finish the water bottle. Refill it and repeat until you've reached your daily water intake goal.

Promising Review: "If you're like me and have a hard time getting in that daily requirement of water, you might want to try this water bottle! I loved seeing my progress through the day as I moved my bands up the bottle. The longer I have used them the more I have been able to drink throughout my day. I got these as a cyber Monday item and started out moving just two bands up and now I'm at 6! The double wall insulation keeps drinks nice and cold." —Magpie

Get it from Amazon for $9.60+ (available in five colors).

2. If you've resolved to exercise more, try a ClassPass membership because if a traditional gym membership hasn't helped you with your goal in the past, this membership definitely will!

Sign up for a ClassPass membership and gain access to hundreds of fitness studios in your area.

Get it from ClassPass. Prices vary depending on city and number of classes. If ClassPass isn't in your area, search Groupon for different fitness studio packages!

3. If you've resolved to learn how to cook, a Blue Apron subscription box can take all the guesswork out of it! Just order, cook, and enjoy!

Get your delivery when it's convenient for you. Select a two-person or family plan. Tell Blue Apron your dietary preferences and get personalized menus. All the ingredients are carefully portioned and packaged in a refrigerated box and delivered to your door with cooking instructions.

Get a subscription from Blue Apron for $9.99 a serving.

4. If you've resolved to get your life organized once and for all, an official BuzzFeed Nifty organization journal has everything you'll need.

There are three options available: "Adulting 101," "The Busy Parent," and "General Organization." The journals are filled with tips, tricks, and fun facts to help you build good habits, de-stress, and lead a more organized life.

Get one from BuzzFeed's Nifty shop for $22.95.

PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

5. If you've resolved to get experimental with beauty in 2018, a Birchbox subscription will make it fun and easy to try new things.

Complete a beauty profile and get five samples of best-seller products delivered in a super-cute box every month. If you love the sample, you can go to Birchbox to buy the full product!

Get it from Birchbox: 3 months for $24, 6 months for $48, or 12 months for $88.

6. If you've resolved to travel abroad, hang a rose-gold scratch-off world map to encourage you to cross some destinations off your bucket list (or scratch them off your bucket *map*, in this case).

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $39.

7. If you've resolved to stop wasting precious dollars on expensive manicures, an at-home gel manicure kit will give you salon-quality nails without the salon price tag.

Kit includes cleanser pads, base coat, color (choice of three shades), top coat, remover, LED light, and application accessories: cuticle stick, buffer, and alcohol cleaning pad.

Get it from Amazon for $55.97.

8. If you've resolved to stop eating out so much, an official BuzzFeed Tasty cookbook can show you how to create delishhh meals at home.

Choose seven recipe sections (like "Chocolate," "Slow Cooker," and "Five Items or Less") and the book will be automatically populated with seven of the most popular Tasty recipes for each section.

Get one from BuzzFeed's Tasty Shop for $24+ (available in paperback and hardcover).

PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

9. If you've resolved to stop taking the wonderful things in your life for granted, a gratitude journal should help you kick that "woe is me" attitude and start looking at the glass as half full.

Get it from Amazon for $16.

10. If you've resolved to be more active throughout the day, a Fitbit fitness tracker is perfect for tracking your activity and keeping yourself accountable. Try competing with friends to see who gets the most steps each day!

Promising Review: "The Charge HR is my first activity band. It honestly has replaced the traditional watch I wore daily because it also displays the time and date. I really like all the features of the Charge HR. Once you understand that it is not a professional/medical grade 'data' tool, but more of a 'motivational and personal activity' tool, then the Fitbit's purpose will make sense to you. My wife uses the Fitbit Zip and she loves it, too. We challenge each other daily on who can do more steps in a day. I average 12K/day and my wife blows me away at 18K+/day! I am 6'1" and 210 lbs., and the large fits me perfectly. I average four to five days of battery life on a full charge, and I am constantly syncing my watch, especially at the gym. Since the Charge HR needs to be removed when showering, this is the perfect time for me to charge it. Setup is simple via a PC or just using the smartphone app. Fitbit has nice social features to join groups and add friends for challenges. My wife and I love our Fitbits! I think the Charge HR model is the best one to get for the price and options." –Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in three colors).

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11. If you've resolved to document your life by journaling, a five-year memory journal has room for just one line a day. Finally a manageable way to journal that's going to be a precious keepsake after five years!


Promising Review: "This is one of my all-time favorite books! I've had this book for a few years and it would make a great gift for a mom with young children because we all know kids say some pretty funny things! I've enjoyed looking back on precious moments. It's easy to write in. The cover and pages have held up nicely. The quality of the pages is A+." —Stdcam14

Read our full review here.

Get it from Amazon for $11.04+.

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12. If you've resolved to get those thousands of photos in your camera roll finally printed out like the good ole days, a customizable Blurb photo book will make you so happy!

Choose from six sizes, six types of paper, and three types of covers. Use one of Blurb Book's free design tools or a professional tool like Adobe InDesign if you have it. Or choose from a number of predesigned templates. Arrange your photos and view the book as a PDF to confirm everything is correct. Then share the book online or order physical copies.

Get it from Blurb for $14.99+.

13. If you've resolved to start making every penny count, a coin-counting bank can show you how those little coins really go a long way. We get it, Mom! A penny saved is a penny earned.

Get it from Amazon for $16.79.

14. If you've resolved to learn more about your family history, an ancestry DNA kit is perfect for diving deeper into your heritage.,

Provide a saliva sample using the at-home kit and send it back. You'll get results in about 6–8 weeks. The results can show ancestry composition (see how your DNA breaks out across 31 populations worldwide), DNA relatives (connect with people who share DNA with you), haplogroups (trace parts of your ancestry to specific groups of individuals from 1,000+ years ago), and so much more!

Promising Review: "I received this through prime shipping. It has a very easy online register process. I gave my saliva and mailed it back at the post office. 23andMe kept me well informed throughout the entire process. I'm very happy with the results and explanations. One of my daughters had done this two years ago and our DNA definitely matched up. I found some relatives already, after receiving my results last night :) I strongly encourage everyone to do it and share with your family and make new family connections" —V

Get it from Amazon for $79 or 23andMe for $79.

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15. If you've resolved to stop being so antisocial, a bar cart can help you entertain and interact with people more, but still not leave your steps.

Get it from Amazon for $143.57.

16. If you've resolved to call home and connect with your family more, a digital photo frame shows you their smiling faces to remind you that home is indeed where the heart is!

Get it from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in three sizes).

17. If you've resolved to organize your mess of an entryway, a mail basket–key rack could be just what you need to keep better track of important papers and keys. Put this bad boy by your front door and voilà!

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

18. If you've resolved to make the most of your travels, read Lonely Planet's Best in 2018 travel guide which contains all the best places to travel in 2018, plus helpful tips and tricks for your upcoming adventures.

Get it from Amazon for $9.72+.

19. If you've resolved to make 2018 your most stylish year yet, a Stitch Fix personal stylist box will get you there without spending any time or energy shopping!

Complete a style profile and a stylist selects five items they think you'll like. They get delivered right to your door. You can try everything on at home. Keep what you like and ship back what you don't. Shipping is free both ways! You can schedule regular deliveries or just one whenever you feel like it.

Get it from Stitch Fix for a $20 styling fee per box. That $20 gets credited toward anything you decide to keep from the box.

20. Or try a Trunk Club subscription box (it's affiliated with Nordstrom) so you get all your favorite brands styled specifically for you and delivered to your door! Plus, rack up Nordstrom rewards points while you're at it!

Get it from Trunk Club for a $25 styling fee per box. That $25 gets credited toward anything you decide to keep from the box.

21. If you've resolved to be more confident in 2018, an encouraging book can help you unleash your inner badass.

Promising Review: "I love this book! The author gives you great things to think about and helpful insight as to how you can start changing your life. If you want to be more positive and start doing things you have been holding back on, read this!" —Derek Vanderlaan

Get it from Amazon for $9.59+, Barnes & Noble for $9.60+, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

22. If you've resolved to eat healthier, a 20-pack of reusable microwavable meal-prep containers is perfect for planning meals ahead of time so you make healthier choices throughout the day.

Get them from Amazon for $15.99.

23. If you've resolved to keep up with that ambitious book club you joined, you may need an Amazon Kindle in your hand 24/7.

Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

24. If you've resolved to finally clean your makeup brushes and take better care of your skin, a makeup brush–cleaning pad will make your brushes feel good as new.

See our full review here.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors).

25. If you've resolved to get more sleep, an eye-contoured sleep mask can help you get the restful night's sleep your body needs!

Promising Review: "As a night worker, I rely on a good eye mask, and this is the best. I've been buying this mask for years, and each one usually lasts me about six–nine months before it starts to wear enough for replacement. This one is very lightweight, and the spoon shape over the eye prevents pressure on the eyelid. It does a great job blocking light." —Mgirl

Get it from Amazon for $9.53 (available in 22 colors).

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26. Or if you've resolved to stop hitting snooze 500 times before getting up, an alarm clock on wheels should do the trick and get you out of bed on time.

Promising Review: "I am very pleased with this alarm clock. I have always had a lot of trouble waking up in the morning. Even the loudest alarms would eventually become useless for me because I would get used to the noise and either sleep through it or hit the snooze button over and over again. I have been using the Clocky alarm clock for almost six months now and it has managed to wake me up every single morning. When it starts to go off it rolls itself off of my night stand, hits the floor with a thud, and starts rolling around making R2-D2 type noises and the light on it starts flashing. There have been mornings when I have had to chase the thing around the room in my sleepy disorientation and by the time I have the thing in my hands and have shut it off, I am awake. So, I am very pleased with the clock and would recommend it to anyone who has a difficult time waking up in the morning." —Rhonda Laufenberg

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

27. If you've resolved to declutter your home, a yard sale kit is essential because everyone could use a little less clutter in their lives and a little more cash in their pockets.

Kit includes 10 large all-weather plastic-coated signs, 1,260 multicolor pricing labels, a large two-pocket canvas change apron, helpful tips, a sales record form, and six large latex balloons.

Promising Review: "The bright pink signs really helped direct folks to my sale. We just stapled them to telephone poles leading to the house and the bright stickers were perfect for catching people's eyes. I thought the kit was great for the value and I more than made my money back on my investment. I will definitely buy this again if I have another sale in the future." —Nicole Desiree of Filloria

Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

28. If you've resolved to turn your hobby of drinking beer into a hobby of making beer, an Irish stout beer brewing kit will have everything you need.

Kit includes a gallon glass fermenter, an air lock, a rubber stopper, a transfer tube, a tube clamp, a racking cane, a thermometer, a funnel, malt extract, specialty grains, hops, yeast, sanitizer, grain bag, and instructions.

Get it from UncommonGoods for $45.

29. If you've resolved to try your green thumb this year, a terrarium kit could be another fun hobby for 2018.

Set includes sheet moss, polished river rocks, washed pea gravel, organic soil mix, activated charcoal, and a succulent planter.

Get it from Amazon for $18.95+.

30. If you've resolved to finally make a dent in that stack of books you've been meaning to read since 2015, a book light is perfect for ending each night with a little reading.

Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

31. If you've resolved to enjoy spending time with family and friends, a fun game like Watch Ya' Mouth will have everyone laughing all night.

Promising Review: "What a super fun game that the whole family can enjoy! Our kids got a kick out of trying to say all kinds of wacky expressions while having the plastic devices inserted in their mouths. This is the kind of game that can be enjoyed for years to come. I also like how the plastic devices are dishwasher safe. I highly recommend this game for any kind of gift." —Gabriella Sassi-Hill

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

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32. If you've resolved to develop a skincare routine that your skin is desperately begging for, try a Clinique skincare regimen that's clinically proven to help reduce blemishes in just three days!

Set includes a cleansing foam, clarifying lotion, and all-over clearing treatment.

Get it from Sephora for $28 or Macy's for $28.

33. If you've resolved to infuse your days with a little more peace and serenity, a meditation pillow can help you make mediation a daily habit.

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in four colors).

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34. If you've resolved to stop living in the past, a "Fuck 2017" NYE decoration party pack will say "you're dead to me, 2017" and start 2018 fresh and new.

Get a NYE party pack from BuzzFeed's Fuck Shit Shop for $34.99.

PSST! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Now, go forth and keep your resolutions!

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