Ask the Readers: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

By Will Chen on 28 December 2010 (Updated 11 January 2011) 206 comments
Photo: Ed Yourdon

Editor's note: Congrats to @kdkdkd, Kristin Kaufmann, and Nancy Sloan for winning this contest!

I love New Year's resolutions. The idea that you get to reinvent yourself is such a wonderful concept.

What are your resolutions for 2011? Are you going for big changes or setting smaller, more realistic goals? Will you be tackling a health problem or try to be mindful of your finances?

Share your ideas and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon Gift Cards

We're doing three giveaways — one for random comments, one for random Facebook "Likes", and another one for random tweets.

How to Enter:

  • Post your answer in the comments below,
  • Go to our Facebook page, "Like" us, then "Like" the update mentioning this giveaway (you can comment, as well — but you don't have to for entry.)
  • Tweet your answer. Include both "@wisebread" and "#WBAsk" in your tweet so we'll see it and count it.

If you're inspired to write a whole blog post OR you have a photo on flickr to share, please link to it in the comments or tweet it.

Giveaway Rules:

  • Contest ends Monday, January 3rd at 11:59 pm CST. Winners will be announced after January 3rd on the original post and via Twitter. Winners will also be contacted via email and Twitter Direct Message.
  • You can enter all three drawings — once by leaving a comment, once by liking our Facebook update, and once by tweeting.
  • Only tweets that contain both "@wisebread" and "#WBAsk" will be entered. (Otherwise, we won't see it.)
  • Only those who have "Liked" both our Facebook page and the contest update will be entered.

Good Luck!

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Chrysa

My #1 resolution is to organize my house!

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Angie

My resolution is to get more exercise.

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My resolutions, or goals if you will, are to keep losing weight (that's been a bit tougher over the holidays, and I've still got a good 40 pounds to go) and to blog every day and work hard to build my followers. I know that's not a lot, but if I can accomplish those two things, I'll be happy.

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Donna K

I want to lose 10 lbs.

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Donna K

I liked you on both.

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Toby Ann Reese

My plan is to get myself out of debt by working two jobs until I can't do it anymore. I am 65 years old so I hope to do this until I am 70. My other goal is to finally accept the fact that I will never be thin again and just deal with t he body I have now. Those days are so long gone, and to beat myself up on a daily basis over my weight is a waste of my time left on earth. I just need to let go of all those images I had of myself as a young woman and accept myself as I am now.