21 Things to Do on New Year's Day That Will Fill Your Soul

The onset of New Year's Day can come with planning perplexities. You might ask yourself, How will I start the year? And if I don’t do something spectacular, could that be a premonition of what’s to come? When actually, New Year’s Day, as originally founded, should be a simple holiday to reflect on the good things from years past and to set intentions for more good things in the year to come.

But looking for something to do to start the New Year off—in a way that is meaningful to you—can feel burdening, especially with unnecessary societal pressure. So in an effort to pacify your New Year’s Day planning anxiety, we’ve come up with a list of 21 ideas fit for anyone in any emotional or physical (hangovers welcome) state. Whether you're looking for a wellness retreat or need to spend the day in hibernation, as long as you do you, 2019 is yours for the taking.