Rethinking Your Resolutions | Six Tips to Finding New Confidence and Embracing the Current You

Rethink your resolutions!

As we approach the end of this year, many of us take these last few days and weeks as opportunities for reflection. We reflect on all we have accomplished this past year, and possibly scribble down new goals we plan to strive for after the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. We often hear, “New Year, New You.” Those words circle in our heads as we jot down notes for our future selves—people who in our minds, are better versions of who we currently are.

The Greater Scranton YMCA is here to pose the question—why do they say, “New Year, New You?” as if the current “you” is not enough? The current “you” is extraordinary – why change it?

Sometimes, the only change we actually need is to add something enriching to our lives. At the Y, we invite you to rethink your resolutions and find something new this year – something to help you find the confidence to embrace and appreciate all that makes you, you!

  1. Find a New Passion: At the Y, you’ll find countless opportunities to get moving and experience the joy of better health. All it takes is one first step! Find what moves you. Choose from one of our numerous group exercise classes or get involved in a new activity today! Visit to view the group exercise class schedule.
  • Find a New Flow: To be our best selves, we need to take care of our whole selves. Find balance in spirit, mind and body with our mind and body classes, including yoga and Pilates.
  • Find a New Perspective: Neighbors from all backgrounds and walks of life discover common ground and broaden their perspectives at the Y. Get involved in and find a new perspective. Visit to get started.
  • Find a New Purpose: Whenever a neighbor needs support, the Y stands ready to help with open arms and caring hearts. Whether you’re providing food to neighbors in need or making sure that all kids have a safe space to grow, volunteering is sure to fill your cup and help you find new purpose!



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