With this month-by-month guide, 2019 will be your happiest, healthiest, and most productive year yet.

By Kathleen M. Harris
Updated December 18, 2018
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With the New Year quickly approaching, fresh starts and resolution ideas are at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Eating healthier and exercising more are the most common New Year’s Resolutions, but one resolution you should strive for is making 2019 your best year at work.

The average person spends ⅓ of their life at work—resulting in a huge impact on your life. Luckily, we crafted a month-by-month guide to make this year the happiest, healthiest, and most productive year yet.

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Setting big goals at the start of the year may seem like a good idea, but research shows people are more likely to achieve career wins by making frequent small changes. All it takes is a simple step each month to improve your whole outlook on work.

To start this year, write down your goals for the next year in a career journal. Visually seeing your goals will encourage you to accomplish them, and helps you start your year in a positive direction.

As the months go on you should liven up your desk space with things that make you happy—like inspirational quotes or a little plant. Personalizing your space will make you feel more at ease and boost your productivity, too.

Planning a vacation will actually benefit your work life as well. A break from your job is extremely valuable to clear your head and reevaluate your priorities. It is also a time for you to relax and recharge before returning as an even better version of yourself who is ready to finish the year strong.

Continue reading to see our full guide on how to plan for your best year at work.

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