A New Year's resolution is the best way to feel like an ambitious, productive person for about four days, and a lazy, sorry excuse for a human for the next 361.
One answer to this conundrum is, of course, to just forgo all attempts to better yourself and adopt a "What's the point, we all die anyway" attitude.
But some people discovered the happy medium between nihilism and naive ambition, and they're sharing their #ModestGoalsFor2016 on Twitter.
Some people are taking charge of their health and bodies...
Just put gym clothes on and see what happens #modestgoalsfor2016 — Charisse (@CharisseMSRD) January 6, 2016
Don't Eat The Whole Bag Of Doritos In One Setting. Leave On Chip Behind #ModestGoalsFor2016 — McMannofthepeople (@McMannofthepeop) January 6, 2016
...while some are working on more internal improvement.
#ModestGoalsFor2016 -Tweet others the way I want to be Tweeted. — Linda Childers (@LindaChilders1) January 6, 2016
Others are keeping it pretty simple.
#ModestGoalsFor2016 cry less pic.twitter.com/ZK5zzjV5QV — Lili Von Shtupp (@Lily_Bell82) January 6, 2016
This guy's already well on his way to success.
Play at least two hashtag games #ModestGoalsFor2016 — Tony Posnanski (@tonyposnanski) January 6, 2016
2016 could be the year you learn a valuable skill...
#ModestGoalsFor2016 Plug USB in right way first time. @LouGeese@Mama_Mitchell — Charley Kaye (@charley_ck14) January 6, 2016
...or broaden your cultural knowledge.
Binge-watch Jeopardy. #ModestGoalsFor2016 — LisetteInBlue (@bookgirl8) January 6, 2016
There is no goal too small.
#ModestGoalsFor2016 learn how to pronounce Worcestershire — Sara Mansford (@SaraMansford) January 6, 2016
Baby steps, y'all. Baby steps.
Pour 8 glasses of water daily #modestgoalsfor2016 — Charisse (@CharisseMSRD) January 6, 2016