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2017 is coming in hot and we are excited to ring in the New Year in the most magnificent place in the world - The Kenai, Alaska's Playground. As the New Year unfolds, we anxiously await the opportunity to get outdoors and embrace all the natural wonders that our enchanting backyard has to offer. These 20 resolutions are good reminders that the most important things in life are those in which can not be bought. So soak up the beauty that life has to offer and remember to never take a single day for granted.

 

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1 – Express appreciation on a daily basis

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2 – Even in the toughest situations, seek to focus on the positive

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3 – Always forgive yourself and others

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4 – Never stop improving; always try to be the best version of yourself for you and those around you

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5 – Surround yourself with people that bring out the best in you

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6 – Spend as much time with Mother Nature as possible

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7 – Take time every week to unplug and be present

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8 – Get involved with your local community and open your heart to new friends

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9 – Go easy on yourself and remember that you are human

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10 – Visit a place you’ve never been before

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11 – Find peace with being alone

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12 – Face your fears head on

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13 – Chase as many sunrises and sunsets as possible

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14 – Get outside every single day

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15 – Seek out untouched wilderness areas and be a trail blazer

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16 – Laugh every day, don’t take yourself too seriously and love with no limitations

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17 – Life is short; get busy living

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18 – When you’re feeling low, let nature be your healing guide

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19 – Fuel your wanderlust fire

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20 – Work hard, be kind, stay humble

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Wishing all of our friends, fans and neighbors a safe and happy New Year! Let's make 2017 the best one yet on The Kenai, Alaska's Playground!