People make resolutions to lose weight, get out of debt or spend more time with family. The new year is the time to make resolutions. People may resolve to lose some weight, pay off debt or spend more quality time with their families. People make resolutions to lose weight, pay off debt or spend more quality time with their families. Resolve to try something new this year. You can improve your happiness and life by doing something that will make you better. Make a resolution to learn a skill, a hobby or a friend. Make sure you are doing something that you truly want to. Do not do something because you feel you have to. You don't have time to waste on things that you dislike.