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 .
81. Offer a sacrifice to the Kitchen God
While this deity may have a funny name, it is like all gods and should be worshiped. This sacrifice could include foods such as fruits, for example. Good behavior should be used so that he will make a good report when he goes back to Heaven. Many families have a large poster of him in their kitchen.
82. Have a traditional dinner on New Years Eve
This is one of the most important parts of the holiday and the food eaten at this time of year has traditional meanings related to the Chinese New Year. Some Chinese choose not to eat meat on the first day of Chinese New Year because each new year carries the name of an animal. The remaining days carry no such restrictions. Traditional dishes include fish, jai, chicken, law pak ko, lin guo (sticky rice cake), noodles and desserts. Dumplings play a special role in New Year food because of their shape, a shape which resembles the ancient Chinese gold or silver ingots. Some of the food meanings include:Jiu, a traditional hard liquor, and daikon, the Chinese radish, carry the meaning of longevity.Red chilies mean good luck.Rice ensures harmony.
83. Cook your own Chinese cuisine
If you did like to do more than simply order at the local Chinese restaurant, try these delicious recipes suitable for Chinese New Year How to make Chinese dumplings, How to fry pot stickers, How to make Chinese New Year cake nian gao (sticky rice cake) How to make Chinese noodles in a peanut sauce ,How to make a Chinese bean paste bun ,How to make shrimp with Chinese lobster sauce.
84. Dress for the occasion
If you have traditional Chinese clothing, this is the perfect time to wear it. Outfits can be purchased in Chinatown, and silk Chinese clothing is very beautiful. Prefer the color red for all your clothing during this time. Associated with joy, happiness, good luck, wealth and good fortune, red clothes will ensure that you are fully participating in the spirit of the celebrations. Gold is another suitable color, try combining the two for a very elegant look. Avoid wearing too much black during the celebration period. Black symbolizes bad luck and even death. This is a time of good fortune and life
85. Interact with others in a positive manner
New Year is a time of happiness and good fortune and its important to spread the goodwill. Avoid having any quarrels, fights, or negative attitudes during the New Year. These will bring you bad luck.When greeting other people during the New Year period, use greetings such as Gung hay Fat Choy and Gong Xi Fa Chai
86. Visit your relatives and friends
This is the most important part of the New Year and is a time of connecting and sharing the celebrations together.Bring Angpau, the red envelopes, with you, to pass to children. Usually, the red envelopes are filled with money or treats. The red color is meant to scare away any evil spirits. These envelopes are usually given to the unmarried from the married. And for the sake of continued prosperity, its a good idea (or lesson) to encourage children to save the money that they are given in the envelope.
87. Set off firecrackers
The firecrackers used in China and Hong Kong are loud, banging fireworks that are mostly lit on the ground. The loud noises are thought to scare the bad spirits away, to prevent them from bringing bad luck. Many Chinese choose to decorate their homes with plastic firecrackers too, to ward off bad luck and to symbolize the deafening noise made when the real firecrackers are set off
88. Visit a parade
Parades are full of excitement, including firecrackers, activities, and dragon dancers. There are people who are disguised as dragons and lions, the dragon is revered in China rather than being viewed as a monster. Indeed, it could be said that the dragon almost symbolizes China itself. A five clawed dragon used to be worn by emperors on their clothes and they also wore yellow and other people were forbidden from doing so. Nowadays you can wear yellow and dragons too, as its not only for royalty. The lions and dragons also scare off the bad spirits like the firecrackers, and the dragon dance and lion dance are an important part of the Chinese New Year. They are decorated beautifully and are a sight worth seeing.Look online or in your local newspaper for information about local Chinese New Year parades in your area. Be sure to take your camera and to wear adequate clothes if its cold outside. The Lantern Festival is held on the last day. People carry lanterns designed as insects such as dragonflies or animals with them on the streets. Sweet rice cakes and other sweets are eaten on this day and people put candles around their house to guide the spirits home.
89. Call Friends
Call friends for newyear program.
90. Find Your Motivation
What is motivating you to lose weight? Do you want to look better in your clothes, feel more energetic, or simply improve your health? Get clear about what you want, and then use that to inspire you throughout your journey.if yours plan do party then you have to check in the mirror that everything still looks great.