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34 Ways to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2019

by Danna Peña
January 13, 2019

Out with the old, in with the new.

It’s an age-old saying that hits closest when a new year comes rolling in. And though some may think it’s nonsensical to even make new year’s resolutions in the first place, it doesn’t hurt to have them in hopes of wanting a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.

Kick those bad habits and revamp your lifestyle choices. Whether you’re itching to improve your health, wellness, travels, or productivity, we’ve got exclusive deals with huge, huge discounts that would help you achieve all of them—’cause not only do we want you to own your #2019Goals, we want you to do so without breaking the bank, too!


Switch up your fitness routine

Tired of hitting the gym? Do you feel that you’ve hit a slump in your workout routine? This 2019, resolve to try a new exercise that you’ve either been a) putting off in the back of your mind or b) too scared to try. You never know, you may just find a workout that truly works for you!

Start the year strong and sexy with Pole Dolls Dance Studio’s Drop-In Class Pass to Pole Fit with this exclusive 50% off discount.

Tone your muscles with Elorde Boxing Gym’s 5 Sessions of 1-on-1 Boxing at 57% off.

Get lean with Primal Ape CrossFit’s 45 Days of Primal Fit challenge at 68% off.


Stick to a healthy eating plan

The truth of the matter is that though exercise helps a lot, it simply isn’t enough. If you pair your fitness regimen with a nutritious diet, not only will your mind feel sharper, but your body will feel more energized as well. So feed your body the nutritious food it needs to conquer your day-to-day life. Trust us, your body will thank you for it years from now!

Get healthy and feel good with Freshfuel’s Weigh To Go 5-Day Meal Plan for an exclusive price of ₱1,520 (from ₱1,900).

Discover the best diet for you with Baron Method’s One-Time Food Education Consult with this exclusive 43% off discount.

Kickstart a healthy lifestyle with Transcend Spa & Nails3-Day Juice Cleanse for an exclusive price of ₱3,000 (from ₱3,750).


Make self-care a priority

Aside from investing in relationships, career, and financial assets, there’s one thing you can never go wrong with: investing in yourself. One of the many ways to do so is by giving yourself self-care, and while the term may mean different things to different people, a surefire way to practice it is by pampering yourself with treatments that would make you feel amazing—both inside and out.

Give your skin a boost with Manny and Pie Calayan Clinic’s Basic Signature Facial + Diamond Peel + Biolite Technology treatments at an exclusive 50% off discount.

Rejuvenate your senses with The Amare Spa’s 60-min Massage + 30-min Foot Spa Package for an exclusive price of ₱750 (from ₱1,200).

Pamper your nails with Nail&Co’s Classic Mani-Pedi with Foot Spa at an exclusive 51% off discount.


Experiment with your look

This 2019, be a little braver with the way you dress and look. Whether you want to get out of your comfort zone or simply want to try out something new, having fun with your personal style lets you switch things up, break routine, or even discover more things about yourself.

Frame your face with Jesi Mendez Salon’s Balayage Hair Color with this exclusive 61% off discount.

Get the silky straight hair of your dreams with Benibana Beauty Hub’s Cysteine Treatment Duo at an unbeatable 50% off.

Flaunt new curls with Bambbi Fuentes Hair and Make-Up Studio’s Traditional Perm + Haircut & Clarifying Treatment with this exclusive 40% off discount.


Spend less time on your phone

Do you ever catch yourself wasting hours glued to your phone, wondering how time flies by so quick? Yup, you’re not alone. One of the most precious, irreversible things in life is time, so it’s only right that we choose to spend it consciously. Seek out these amazing vacation spots with little to no wifi signal that allow you to truly live in the moment during your well-deserved breaks.

Experience a no-wifi nature trip at Mount Purro Nature Reserve’s Day Tour Mountain Escape for an exclusive price of ₱900 (from₱1,200).

Retreat to a beachside haven with limited signal and exclusive access to Club Punta Fuego Facilities at Amara ResidencesSea View Loft for 6 for only ₱9,600 (from ₱12,300).

Bond with your crew at Casa Amara’s Penthouse for 12 with limited signal and countless beach activities for an exclusive price of ₱14,400 (from ₱18,000).


Surround yourself with nature

You don’t have to be the most outdoorsy type to enjoy the perks of nature. Simply being surrounded by gardens, parks, and patches of greenery are beneficial to the overall well-being, so make sure to take a breather every now and then. If you’re looking for a peaceful and rejuvenating getaway, glamping experiences and close-to-nature stays should be your go-to.

An exquisite lakefront and beachfront stay in Baler is yours with Easy Adventure’s Eco Glamping Stay for 2 with breakfast, free-flowing coffee and water, and endless water sports to do—get it for an exclusive 40% off.

A glamping escape with a spectacular view of Taal Lake is yours at Nayomi Sanctuary Resort, where you can book an Overnight Stay in a Villa for 2 with Breakfast at ₱5,800 (from ₱9,599).

Relax and unwind by going on a Bali-inspired Cintai Corito’s Garden’s Day Tour complete with meals and access to resort facilities for an exclusive price of ₱1,390 (from ₱1,850).

Unwind with the whole fam at Hotel Kimberly Tagaytay’s Overnight Stay for 4 in a Premier Family Room—it comes with breakfast, pool access, petting farm access (perfect for kids and animal lovers!), and weekend outdoor movie nights. Get it with an exclusive 37% off discount!


Reconnect with friends

Ever catch yourself wondering how your friends are doing? Instead of merely liking their social media posts and silently cheering them on from behind a screen, set a lunch reunion, a villa stay, or an adventure day where you can actually bond with your friends face-to-face—just like the good old times.

Gather good company ‘round good food at The Manila Hotel’s Café Ilang-Ilang Lunch Buffet for 4 with this exclusive 40% off discount.

Plan your barkada Palawan getaway and let your young-at-heart selves shine at Kamia Bay Resort’s Aqua Adventure Unli Pass for 4 inclusive of lunch, transfers, and an amazing eco-tour at 31% off.

Spend some quality time with your friends at a lush 14-hectare paradise at Club Balai Isabel’s Suite with Attic for 10—get it for the exclusive price of ₱15,850 (from ₱18,500).

Bond with your best pals at St. Patrick Village Baguio’s Homestyle Villa Stay for Up to 12 with Private Breakfast Buffet for an exclusive price of ₱16,900 (from ₱20,000).


Spend time off when you need to

Gone are the days when stress and overwork were worn as badges of productivity. In this day and age of self-awareness, it’s imperative to spend time off when you absolutely must. So book that well-deserved staycation, relax to your heart’s content, and enjoy your day to the fullest. You’d be surprised by how motivated and refreshed you’ll feel afterwards!

Book a staycation at The Henry Hotel Manila’s Garden Suite for 2 with Breakfast at Apartment 1B for an exclusive price of ₱6,360 (from ₱7,459).

Get some R&R at The Belmont Hotel Manila’s Deluxe Room for 2 with Breakfast for an exclusive price of ₱4,450 (from ₱8,540).

An in-city escape is yours with Somerset Alabang Manila’s Studio Premier Stay for 2 with Breakfast for an exclusive price of ₱5,160 (from ₱7,808).


Go on the vacation of your dreams

Don’t let fear, laziness, and too many travel choices paralyze you from finally going on your dream vacation. If there’s a will, there’s a way, so it’s about time you make it happen this 2019. Plus, if you know where to look online, you can score incredible travel deals that keep your budget intact—all in the course of fulfilling that getaway you desire and deserve.

Escape to Boracay 2.0 at The District Boracay’s luxurious Deluxe Room for 2 complete with breakfast, transfers, a 30-minute massage sampler, and a ₱1000 F&B Voucher, all for an exclusive price of ₱17,500 (from ₱23,000).

Fly to the tropical paradise of Cebu and experience Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort’s 3D/2N Deluxe Room for 2 with Breakfast, Dinner & Roundtrip Boat Transfers for an absolutely unbeatable price of ₱35,000 (from ₱47,000).

Indulge in an enchanting beachfront cabana stay at the multi-awarded Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort—a Superior Room Stay for 2 with Breakfast is yours at an exclusive price of ₱6,500 (from ₱8,470).

Go on a luxurious Bohol getaway and indulge in the premier Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa’s 3D/2N Deluxe Villa Stay for 3 with Breakfast, Round-trip Transfers, and a ₱4,000 Consumable Voucher at an exclusive 54% off discount.


Discover a new local destination

Even the most seasoned local travelers always find something new to discover in our nation of over 7,000 islands. It’s an understatement to say that the Philippines has plenty of things to see and do, with most of them only a short plane ride, boat ride, or road trip away. So set a date, pack your bags, and gather the crew to give in to your wanderlust and conquer your #2019LocalTravelBucketList.

Drive up north to Pangasinan and stay at Sirom Beach House, the locale’s first and only premium resort. Book a Deluxe Stay for 2 with breakfast for an exclusive price of ₱3,400 (from ₱4,300).

Live the laid-back island life at Palawan’s Inaladelan Island Resort, where you can book an Overnight Camping Stay for 4 with Breakfast, Dinner & Transfers for an exclusive price of ₱8,000 (from ₱10,000).

Escape to Carles, Iloilo and book a majestic stay at Huni Sicogon’s Deluxe Room for Up to 3 with Breakfast for an exclusive price of ₱7,490 (from ₱10,000).

Explore the best-kept secret that is Caramaon and experience the magical Tugawe Cove, where you can enjoy a 3D/2N Hilltop Room for 4 with Breakfast and Transfers for an exclusive price of ₱20,350 (from ₱29,700). It’s sure to be a getaway you won’t forget.


What resolutions did you make this year? Sound off in the comments below!

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About Danna
Danna Peña is a writer living in Manila. A former Content Producer for Rappler and a former full-time freelancer thereafter, where her works were featured in publications like CNN Philippines Life and PURVEYR among others, she is currently a Senior Staff Writer for Deal Grocer. Her work is centered on highlighting the local industry with an inclination towards themes like travel, lifestyle, and culture. For more info, visit linktr.ee/dannapena.

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