How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2019

Spend more time at the gym. Read more books. Save some money. Learn how to bake. Focus on yourself.

If this sounds anything like your own list of New Year’s resolutions, we can relate. And we both know how hard it will be to actually stick it out once the excitement of 2019 winds down.


Listen, we’re not saying you should give up on making your resolutions this year. We’re saying you need some help. Whatever you’re trying to accomplish, UrbanMatter has some advice on how to stick with it all year long. Whether you need to get active, eat healthily, do more, or stress less, we’ve got you covered.

Stick to your New Year’s resolutions in 2019 for the first time ever and just thank us later.



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Get yourself a side gig and make some extra cash this year! Believe me, you’ll be grateful for it.


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Free Museum Days

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Learn more about the world around you and beyond at Chicago’s finest museums this year. We update this list every month so you never have to pay a cent to access gems like the Planetarium, the Chicago History Museum, the Shedd Aquarium, and more.



What other resolutions are you trying to stick to this year? Let us know in the comments below!


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