Do you have any new year traditions or routines as far as making plans or goals for the year?
In past I have chosen a word for the year. I have over the years set goals for the different areas of life (physical, mental, educational, professional, social, etc), but not usually as a new year's exercise.
I came across a list of questions to help you make some goals that I thought I'd share. She uses the categories of Personal Growth, Physical Health, Marriage & Family Life, Goals for Your Children, Money Matters, and Relationships Outside the Home. There are a lot of good questions to help direct you to what you can plan to do to make this a great year.
I have not thought through any goals myself... and I don't know if I will. It might not hurt, though, since my life will be very different this year. The one goal I have planned for? To lose 40 lbs. :)