52 Ways to Begin Changing Your Life Today



OK, so it is not the New Year quite yet, but it will be in a few weeks. It is hard to believe 2013 is just around the corner and we are about to begin our New Year’s goals.

As you begin the New Year, I want to help you out in meeting your goals and changing the world, one day at a time. Below are 52 Ways to Being Changing your Life Today. Take a moment and see where you can begin.

52 Ways to Begin Changing Your Life Today

(No-Cost or Low Cost)

  • Do it!
  • Stop Complaining!
  • Serve someone less fortunate.
  • Collect quotes
  • Volunteer
  • Mentor a child
  • Do something without personal glory
  • Turn off the news
  • Get rid of the stuff in your home (6 month rule)
  • Make cookies for a neighbor
  • Organize a neighborhood cookout
  • Send one encouraging card a day 
  • Write a nice note and do not sign it
  • Cut a neighbors yard
  • Rake someone else’s leaves
  • Offer to babysit for a young couple
  • Stop checking email
  • Attend church services
  • Assist someone carry groceries to their car
  • Put the buggy back at a supermarket
  • Buy your wife flowers or your husband a box of chocolate
  • Take your children to breakfast before school
  • Send your parents a thank you note for raising you
  • Buy someone’s dessert in a restaurant
  • Leave a large tip
  • Paint a picture and hang it in the living room
  • Grow a garden and share your vegetables with others
  • Plant flowers
  • Bake a cake with your children and deliver it to the elderly.
  • Take a walk and think
  • Let someone in while in traffic
  • Turn off the radio while driving and listen to the wind
  • Read a book about something you disagree with
  • Print photos you have taken and make a photo collage.
  • Write "your story"
  • Learn a new hobby
  • Fast for a day
  • Clean your closet out and donate your clothes to the homeless
  • Plant a tree
  • Giveaway some extra jewelry you have to a single mother
  • Call your parents and tell them ‘Thank You."
  • Volunteer to speak at school regarding your profession or hobby
  • Donate your used cell phone to a woman’s shelter or a solider overseas.
  • Pay for a couple to attend a marriage retreat. (Do so anonymously)
  • Take off work early and spend time with your family.
  • Write a letter to a soldier and tell them how great a job they are doing. (http://www.adoptaussoldier.org/)
  • Smile
  • Donate school supplies to children in need.
  • Send a widow some flowers
  • Read 1 book a month
  • Begin journaling
  • Turn off your computer for a day and get out of the chair.

Changing the world does not start with a gigantic event, it starts with you and what you can do at this moment.

Just my thoughts,



  1. These are great, just one each week and your life experiences a wonderful change.

  2. Thanks for your kind words. I picked the number 52 to give people one idea week to use.

    Thanks again and continue to join in the conversation.

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