Sure, you can create vision boards and bullet journals to get you on the path to a better, brighter new year. But sometimes, the best motivation can come from just sitting on the couch.
If one of these New Year’s resolutions is on your 2022 list, here’s the ideal binge-watch that offers you tricks of the trade and some serious inspiration to help you meet your goals.
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If You’re Looking to Boost Your Cooking Skills: Selena + Chef
You’d think that after the past couple of years, we’d all be accomplished sourdough bakers and cocktail shakers. But if your cooking skills still need an upgrade, take a gander at how top chefs school Selena Gomez on everything from how to craft a cheese soufflé to how to make her own gnocchi. The clear, step-by-step instructions and pointers could have you turning out top-notch cuisine in no time flat.
If You Need to Declutter: Sparking Joy With Marie Kondo
There are plenty of home organizing shows out there, but Marie Kondo’s concept of keeping only items that “spark joy” is custom-made for a New Year’s home reboot.
If You’re Hoping to Become Kinder and Gentler: The Good Place
If a focus on kindness is on your 2022 to-do list, you can’t go wrong with this stellar comedy, which makes exploring philosophic takes on a living a better, do-gooding life absolutely hilarious and heartwarming.
If Meditation Is on Your New Year’s Resolution List: Headspace Guide to Meditation
Don’t want to spring for the Headspace app? Headspace has a series of shows that include tips and guided meditations on everything from dealing with anger and stress to learning how to fall in love with life.
If You Want to Cure Your Social Media Addiction: The Social Dilemma
You don’t need a whole series to try to cure you of your doom-scrolling habit—just sit down for this documentary, and you might be eager to shut your social media accounts down for good.
If You’re Trying to Get Your Family to Eat Plant-Based: The Game Changers
Maybe you’re ready to live a more plant-based life, but your family members still insist that meat’s necessary for strength and performance. This green-eating documentary focuses on how elite athletes made the change to veganism, and may make them true believers.
If You Need a Whole Life Rehaul: Queer Eye
The Queer Eye guys bring their expertise to everything from revamping a wardrobe to connecting with loved ones—so odds are, you’ll find some tips that stick during your binge-watch.
If You’re Not the Type for Resolutions: New Year, New You
If the idea of self-improvement and vision boards isn’t really your 2022 vibe, perhaps you’d prefer this wicked horror flick, which brings a group of old friends (including a social-media influencer focused on “self-love”) together for a New Year’s celebration that goes totally off the rails.