You know the drill, every year you make a vague resolution to 'eat healthier' or 'get into shape,' and then a week later, you're eating a tub of ice cream on the couch binge watching Friends for the 6th time in a row.

While there's nothing wrong with having an overarching goal for the year, none of us are perfect, which is why many young adults are opting for a different goal setting scheme in 2019.

Instead of having one or two resolutions, the idea is to have 19 items for 2019 you want to achieve for the year - AKA: 19 for 2019 or 2019 bucket list.

The idea is to make the items as specific as possible so you know when you've achieved them. Think of it as a to-do list with a mix of aspirational goals as well as things you just want to get over and done with by the end of the year.

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The idea was made popular by Author Gretchen Rubin on her Happier podcast series and has been gaining popularity on Instagram.

If this sounds like it's for you, here are a few ideas to get you in the 2019 spirit:

This article was originally published at ZM Online and is republished here with permission.