tips to get ready for new year

Tips to get ready for New Year

The calendar year just begun or about to begin.Happy New Year , New Years Day .
51. Hors d oeuvres are supposed to be salty
Salt makes the cocktails taste even better. Work with salty flavorings like anchovies, capers, soy sauce, and olives. Serve salty meats, like bacon and ham
52. Turn up the heat
Nothing electrifies a cocktail spread (or makes you appreciate the drinks) like chile peppers and hot sauce. Poppers (cheese-stuffed, bacon-grilled jalapeno peppers) are a perennial pleaser, as are piri-piri chicken wings and shrimp.
53. Do not forget something
Do not forget to provide guests with an obvious and convenient place to dispose of bones, skewers, toothpicks, olive pits, etc. And above all, do not be a short order cook at your own party. Plan and prep ahead to keep the actual time you spend at the grill during the party to a minimum.
54. Stay Fit & Healthy
As much as we would love to start working out tomorrow , it does not usually happen that way. 60% of gym memberships go unused despite the optimism resolution makers feel in January. So this year, why not take the stairs instead of the elevator or walk your child to school instead of driving him. Fitness guru Gunnar Peterson lets us in on a magic wellness tip: Make sleep your priority for one month, get as close to eight hours every night and see how you feel perform in the gym, at work, as a parent and a spouse. You will be amazed.
55. Enjoy Life to the Fullest
Resolving to enjoy life to the fullest because it is January 1 is a little bit like waiting for a tragedy to appreciate your life. To not live a full life with what you already have is like buying a new car and only using 20 percent of its features. Therapist Robi Ludwig suggests you incorporate your dreams into your daily life. First write down what your dream is. If your goal is to be in a satisfying relationship, break down your goal into small and manageable steps i.e. Let your friends know you are interested in being matched up and join an online dating site.
56. Spend Less Save More
To bring this grand statement back to reality, two finance experts weigh in. Farnoosh Torabi recommends that you, Check your bank balance daily. You need to know where you stand so you can make healthier choices. Daily Worth founder Amanda Steinberg offers this Make sure you are moving your savings into an actual savings account. Money moved to a separate savings account is less likely to be spent. So much of fluidity comes from proactively saving for things like summer camp months and months in advance.
57. Get Organized
If your grand plan is to get organized, you might have dreams of filing every last piece of paperwork, putting all of our online photos into albums, and more. Instead, organizational expert Julie Morgenstern recommends changing your ways for the future, When you finish using something, place it back in its home immediately. Instead of thinking of it as putting it away, think of it as setting it up for its next use.
58. Lose Weight
The number one New Years resolution is losing weight. Yet, 95 percent of dieters regain the weight they lose. So why torture yourself? As a would be dieter, if you make small lifestyle changes instead of dramatic deprivations, you will achieve greater success. According to Dr. James Beckerman, cardiologist and author of The Flex Diet, The two most effective behaviors are easy and free: weigh yourself daily (and write it down), and keep a food diary. Its about making mindfulness part of your routine. Both behaviors are proven to help people lose more weight than dieting.
59. Home Decorate
After thoroughly cleansing the home, Chinese people will decorate it with auspicious red color decor items carrying golden inscriptions with the symbols of Happiness, Longevity, Prosperity, etc. Various flowers, such as Chrysanthemum, Lucky Bamboo, Plum Blossoms and others are used in the Chinese New Year home decor according to the specific meaning of each flower. You will also see the mystic knot symbol used in numerous decor items, as well as images of many ancient gods venerated in Chinese culture, such as Guan Yu, the God of War and Justice, the Jade Emperor, as well as the very popular Kitchen God. Basically, all the efforts are directed towards creating clean and harmonious energy in your home in order to welcome the blessings of the New Year.
60. What to wear
Most Chinese people will also wear new clothes for the New Year celebration to honour the birth of fresh, new energy. Many will also wear clothing in specific colors to win the favors of the ruling zodiac sign and animal of the New Year.