- ABS-CBN News asked the netizens about their New Year’s resolutions
- Netizens shared some interesting resolutions on Facebook
- Almost half of Filipinos made New Year’s resolutions for 2017 but only a few have fulfilled what they have listed down
As we welcome the year 2018, it is a common thing for us Filipinos to make New Year’s resolutions. It has been a tradition practiced by many generations.
But as our country embraced the millennial era, are there any changes on how Filipinos make their goals for this year? So, let’s look into a social media post about the New Year’s resolutions of Pinoys this 2018.
Before the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31, ABS-CBN News asked the netizens about their New Year’s resolutions through a Facebook post.
And KAMI learned that about 270 netizens shared their New Year’s resolution for 2018. Some have common goals while others have interesting ones.
According to user Facebook Wendy Kulet, one of her goals this 2018 is to save up some money. She also plans to declutter her surroundings of wastes and plastics, as well as worthless friends.
MJ S. Ronatay, on the other hand, shared that putting God in the center of her life and being positive are among her priorities goals this year. As for BenLyt Sulit, she wishes to be braver this 2018.
Some netizens also shared the most common New Year’s resolutions such as dieting, staying healthy and fit, being thrift or frugal and good health.
One user, however, shared an interesting post on welcoming Chinese telecommunication companies and saying goodbye to Globe, Smart and PLDT.
Others seemed to have some New Year hugots just like iuser Cecille Panganiban-Sumague. She wrote that her New Year’s resolution is to love herself more and to stop herself from expecting and waiting.
For those with bad habits, a netizen wants to be a role model by ditching her habit on impulsive buying or buying unimportant things and dining out at restaurants.
One netizen, however, shared a touching wish on reuniting with her children.
Meanwhile, a recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed that almost half of Filipinos made a New Year’s resolution list for 2017.
However, only 18 percent have fulfilled their written goals and wishes, Rappler noted. The survey also found that writing resolutions are more common among the upper classes.
Despite the fact that most Filipinos were unable to fulfill their resolutions, 96 percent of our kababayans remain hopeful for what is in store this 2018.
Speaking of New Year’s resolutions, KAMI would like to share a video on Filipino Christmas and New Year’s superstitions. Watch the video below and check out KAMI’s official YouTube channel.