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21 Ways To Make Your Life Infinitely Better In 2017

A big NOPE to rigid resolutions that fill you with dread.

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New idea: You don't need to commit yourself to new habits and behaviors you actually dread in an effort to become a more evolved version of yourself in the new year.

If you do feel like putting some extra effort into practicing self-care and enjoying yourself as you do it, we have some ideas.

3. Leave your Sundays wide open so that you end the weekend doing exactly what you want to do.

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Goodbye, busy Sundays packed with socializing and obligations. Hello, pajamas, Netflix, and snacks.

5. Or maybe even start to collect the makings of a home bar.

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A kickass bar really ties the room together and makes you look like a complete boss. Here's how to get started.

6. And also learn how to brew a delicious cup of coffee.

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Even if you just choose one thing to upgrade — like getting fresher beans or learning a kickass brew method (like a French press or Chemex or this $11 travel mug pour-over brewer) — your coffee will get exponentially more delicious. Bonus: Investing a bit up front will obvs save you some coin on buying a cup of coffee every morning. Here is your coffee primer and here are some coffee hacks.

12. And find some kind of movement you love.

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Dancing, rock climbing, Hula-Hooping, martial arts, whatEVER. Just make it something you actually enjoy while you're doing it.

13. Actually eat breakfast (every now and again) by mastering simple, delicious breakfast toasts.

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Breakfast isn't a magical health elixir, but it is a delicious way to start the morning, which sets you up for feeling great. Get 21 ideas here.

Sally Tamarkin is a health editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Sally Tamarkin at sally.tamarkin@buzzfeed.com.

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