You have probably been figuring out your 2017 goals, finding the inspiration to make positive changes for yourself and for the world. You can set New Year goals, but it can be difficult to follow through with them. Life gets in the way, and goals get lost with time. But these TV characters are here to help you pull through with life’s messy ways and keep you on track for the New Year Resolutions.
Leslie Knope can pull you through dark times when you want to give up on your resolutions. Have no fear, says Leslie. Her positive attitude and high spirits can help you silence your doubts. You can make a difference and succeed in your New Year Resolutions. You’re awesome, how can you not succeed?
Got plans for school or work? One Lorelai Gilmore will inspire you to go the distance and stick with your life goals. She attended business school with a teenager, worked full-time and always had time for local events. If she can do all that, you can find inspiration to complete similar goals–with the help of coffee, of course.
Got goals to demolish those who have wronged you? Or more simply, got goals to become more involved in local politics to see change you can support? Claire Underwood can be your spirit animal and give you courage when faced with unpleasant faces. Remember her slogan, “Make him suffer.”
Finally ready to find your voice? If your New Year Resolution is to become more vocal and say what matters to you, let Mr. Holmes be your inspiration. You can be as odd, as different and as peculiar as you want, your resolutions matter to you. So if you need to yell at a full room sometime during 2017, just remember Holmes did the same thing–multiple times.
Oh, Buffy. How we need thee in 2017. After a dismal end to 2017 and an uninspiring start to 2017, Buffy Summers can inspire you to keep your New Year resolutions and keep fighting during 2017. Never give up on your goals and never give up on your will to fight for what is right. Make Buffy the Slayer proud.
If you’re feeling down on not losing the weight you want to shed in 2017 or feel like you’re not playing the piano as well as you had planned, remember that you are already successful so achieving your 2017 resolutions will be old news soon enough. Jon Snow became death then returned again–talk about a New Year resolution–and managed to do just fine. You’ve been successful before, you’ll do it again. You know how to do it.
OK, so we didn’t get our first female President in 2016. But 2017 is a new year, and while it seems bleak and horrid, we can unite and find humor and strength in characters like Selina Meyer. If you’re 2017 goal is to just survive, remember that the first female President is out there right now and she is just like you–ready to make 2017 their year to fight.