May we burn the bridges that lead to our destruction and toast marshmallows and glasses of champagne. May we say the thing we are afraid to say, and, in doing so, set ourselves free.
So this is the day, the last of days. Three hundred and sixty-five days of protests, lay-ins, new laws, broken laws, innocent jailing, pride, nationalism, fear and hope. This day, without failure, wipes the windshield of mud and dirt, eternally with the promise of change.
Raise you hands if you're single on New Year's Eve. Us too. Let's all cry together. Here's some helpful advice from some ladies who know some things about some things.
Now don't get apathetic and cancel your New Year's Eve plans. There's plenty to celebrate. You've survived 365 days of life! Some moments have been hell, others pure bliss.
Kiss someone at midnight. I'm not necessarily talking about a wet sloppy kiss here, I'm just sayin'... whether it's your boyfriend, your best friend or your baby, make sure you're feeling the love at midnight. It will start your 2015 off right!
I found, among many other things long forgotten, an answering machine in a box that held memorabelias from my college years at UC Berkeley. I tinkered with it, and after few false starts, it worked. So I listened. Muffled voices of long ago came echoing through.
In the hopes of achieving success and getting things on the right track, let's all agree to say goodbye to the following 10 things. Like American Idol, Grey's Anatomy and Glee, they had their time in the sun, but let's face it, it's over.
All of these resolutions are easy to keep. No matter what your resolution is, stick to it and be proud. When you go back to reflect for 2016, you'll realize the changes you made are another step in being a healthier and happier you.
My favorite mantra is "I am enough. I have enough." Maybe 2015 is the year that I will be brave enough to really believe that. How about you?
What 10 aspects of yourself have you not realized yet? What 10 new beliefs could you adopt in 2015?
Admittedly, whether it makes more sense to leave or not, I have some regret about leaving today -- when CNN is right outside and the crowds are filling in, the excitement is palpable.
Along with those vows to go to the gym and read more books, it's also useful to think about the parts of you that don't need improvement. In that spirit, I'd like to suggest three New Year's resolutions that most singles can skip.
Stay safe tonight, party hard, buy the expedited bathroom access bracelet, then tomorrow, order one of these picks, and you're guaranteed to spend 2015 as a much wealthier, more beautiful, significantly less hungover person.
With every new year comes a clean slate and the opportunity to make your next 365 days as meaningful as possible. What are some of your resolutions? We came up with some resolutions you should make this year and every year after.
To be honest, there are multiple reasons that NYE is actually sort of a shitty holiday. So why isn't it worth all the hype it receives?
Pick something that's merely annoying and decide to let it go. As long as it isn't causing bodily harm or grossing out the general public, put the nagging on pause.