There is no denying that New Year's is a significant holiday, but that doesn't mean you should force yourself to spend it in a way you don't want to. We have compiled five new ways to spend your New Year's Eve that maybe you haven't considered before. Let's jump in!
Go Out Anyway
Let's start out bold. Why not go out anyway? Of course, you should take precautions to ensure you stay safe. Let your friends know if you're headed out and stay in public spaces. Clubs and bars will be packed on New Year’s Eve. It shouldn't be hard to make some friends. Everyone's out for the exact same reason, so why not join in? You don't need to have pre-made plans to enjoy a New Year's night out. Just make sure you stay safe!
Movie Marathon Time
If going out really isn't your vibe, why bother leaving your home? There are few better ways to welcome the New Year than by putting on some of your favorite movies and eating a copious amount of snacks. Comfort is key, and you are totally allowed to indulge in a sense of superiority that you're cozied up at home while the rest of the world is out partying. Especially since New Year's happens in December, the most appropriate time for a movie night!
Set Some Goals for 2022
If you're feeling productive, why not get a head start on your 2022 plans? New Year's resolutions have been the target of plenty of jokes — mostly due to how few of us actually stick to them. However, that doesn't mean they can't be beneficial. Generally, New Year's resolutions are most effective when they aren't too unrealistic. Don't promise yourself something you know you probably won't achieve. Be reasonable, and work towards your goals!
Host a Hangout with Friends!
If the Covid era taught us anything, it's that hanging out with friends doesn't have to be in person to be fun. Whether it's through Skype, Zoom, or any other online meeting platform, there's never been more ways to host a party than there are now. Why not hit some friends up for a hangout? You save plenty of money this way, and you're immediately home the second it's over. What's not to love?
Just Go to Sleep
Finally, if all else fails, just go to sleep. Who cares? We don't mean to suck the fun out of everything, but fundamentally speaking, New Year's is just another day. You don't have to spend the night swinging from the rafters if you don't want to. Why not start the New Year well-rested? There is so much pressure flying around when it comes to how you celebrate certain holidays. If you aren't about it, don't be about it. Just get some well-earned rest after a particularly crazy year!
New Year’s is Just Another Day
However you choose to spend your day, make sure you put yourself first and enjoy it however you want to. Whether you decide to go out and paint the town red solo or stay home for a cozy evening of making goals and watching movies, any approach you choose is valid.
Enjoy New Year’s Eve how you want to — there are no rules!