Inside: Totally Doable New Year’s Resolutions for Teens + Tweens.

There’s not a teenager out there who’s 100% content with every aspect of their life, shoot there isn’t even an adult out there. That’s why when the new year rolls around, it’s the perfect time to make a few positive, uplifting changes to start the year off right.

Most people abandon their New Year’s resolutions by mid-February because they’re either too overwhelming or they’re simply not specific enough.

But, our “bite-sized” (totally achievable) resolutions are perfect for teenagers who want to make a few positive changes in their lives without turning their life upside down.

Sure, eating healthier, getting fit, and doing better in school made the list, but we also included a whole slew of other doable resolutions to help your teen live a happier life, nix negativity, and approach the New Year with more positivity and enthusiasm. Whether they choose one, five, or ten, there are bound to be a few resolutions here to inspire them! Check out our 50 realistic New Year’s resolutions for teens they can actually keep.

NYE Ideas for Teenagers

New Year’s Resolutions for Teens

1. Start Taking Better Care of Skin

2. Swap Out Soda for Water

3. East More Fruits and Veggies:Try at least one full serving a day!

4. Reach Out to a Friend You Lost Contact With

5. Clean Your Room: Make it a habit to keep your room clean and tidy it up regularly.

6. Quit Vaping

7. Get More Sleep

8. Take a 24-Hour Break from Social Media Every Month

9. Learn How to Cookie Your Favorite Recipe

10. Organize Your Closet

New Year’s Resolutions for Girls and Guys

11. Learn One New Word a Week

12. Start a Mental Health Journal

13. Swear Less

14. Pay Someone a Compliment Every Day: Because who doesn’t love compliments?

15. Pout Your Phone Away When You’re Studying

16. Put Your PHone Down 30 Minutes Before You Go to Bed: This is such a great habit to get into. I will personally be setting this goal for myself this year.

17. Make a Commitment to Get Outside Every Day

New Years Resolutions for Girls

18. Volunteer Once a Month: Volunteering time to help improve your community is a great way to give back.

19. Read at Least One Book a Quarter that Interests You

20. Write Down Your Goals and Look at Them Every Day

21. Write a Letter to Your Future Self

22. Prioritize Eco-Friendly Choices: Making a positive impact in the world might feel futile as an average person. Little decisions add up as a whole, though. Voting with your wallet is an important step you can take towards being more eco-friendly.

Good New Year’s Resolutions for 13-Year-Old

23. Send Handwritten Letters

24. Call a Family Member More: This could be a parent, sibling, or grandparent.

25. Turn on Music Instead of TV

26. Floss Everyday: Yes, EVERYDAY!

27. Practice Intentional Breathing

28. Ditch One Bad Habit: It could be nail-biting, smoking, eating out of boredom, not flossing regularly, etc. Just pick one bad habit that’s dragging you down and work on eliminating it from your life.

29. Create a Bedtime Routine: The one thing about routines, it’s easy to make them, but sticking to them and being consistent is key!

30. Get in Touch with Your Creative Side

31. Make Coffee at Home More Often to Save Money

New Years Resolutions for a 13 Year Old

32. Try Going Meatless on Mondays

33. Make a New Friend

34. Learn a New Language: Or expand and practice more of the language you are learning in school.

35. Do a Little Act of Kindness Weekly:

Here are a few small acts of kindness ideas:

  • Pay for the person behind you in the drive-thru
  • Pay for an expired parking meter
  • Pick up a piece of trash on the ground

Good New Year’s Resolutions Ideas for Teenage Girl

36. Start Your Morning with a Stretching Routine

37. Wear Sunscreen Daily: Yes, even when it’s cloudy!

38. Put Together an Emergency Kit in Your Car

39. Perfect a Skincare Routine for your Skin

10 New Year Resolutions for Students

Check out our favorite New Year Resolutions for students 2021

40. Focus on Learning Not Just Grades

41. Find Ways to Save for College

42. Create a Good Balance Between School and Life

43. Get Help From Experts: If that’s watching online classes, finding a tutor, or even a mentor, learning from experts is a great way to expand your knowledge.

44 Get More Sleep

45. Eat Healthier: Eating a well-balanced meal can help you in so many different aspects of your life. But fueling your brain for a full day of learning is a great habit to make this year.

New Year Resolutions for Teens Students

46. Unplug from Social Media

47 Don’t Procrastinate

48. Get Organized

49. – 54 Make and accomplish a yearly bucket list

55. – 67 Focus on self care with these achievable goals

68. – 85 Pick a goal spot from this list & take a road trip

86. Be A Better Friend

87. Become a Leader

More Great Ideas Teens Will Love

If you are feeling inspired by these new year’s resolutions for teens then check out a few more great ideas teenagers will love.

  • Top 10 Teen Travel Programs (Summer + Abroad)Looking for travel abroad programs for high school students that rarely disappoint? You’re at the brink of adulthood and even during breaks from school, commitments are starting to pile up—summer school, part-time jobs, Netflix binges, to name a few. Don’t let that stop you from having the experience of a lifetime before the responsibilities (and college applications) pile on too thick. Don’t worry, we have put together the top 10 teen travel programs for your teenager to visit for their dream travel programs.
  • Journal Prompts for Teens – Journaling is a positive habit that anyone can benefit from. Journals are like best friends who hold onto your secrets and help you process your experiences. Journaling regularly can lead to a lifelong daily writing habit, but teens may struggle with figuring out how to start.
  • Creative Business Ideas for TeensFrom wanting to hang out with friends, go on dates, buy the newest trendy clothes, or expensive electronics, these teens come with a pretty hefty bill. 😉 I totally understand though, they want to do what everyone else is doing. They are searching for that independence that comes with growing up. To help those motivated kids that are finding it hard to find a job to fit their schedule or don’t quite meet the age requirements here are a few of our favorite business ideas for teens.

New Years Resolutions for Teens