Embracing Authenticity: Life Resolutions in 2024 for LGBTQ Individuals

December is always the time to start thinking about the possibilities of the new year. As we enter 2024, it’s time to reflect on your journey, celebrate your unique identities, and set new resolutions to empower you. Let’s see which resolutions you can take to 2024 and embark on the journey of growth, wellbeing and self-discovery.


Step out of your comfort zone

Travel is one of the best ways to step out of your comfort zone. If you want to be truly free while on vacation, it might be time to travel across Europe. Berlin and Amsterdam are probably already on your mind, but there are many different destinations for LGBTQ travel in Europe.



Now’s also the time to go down the road of self-reflection. How does it feel being you? Is there something you struggle with regarding your identity as an LGBTQ member? If there is something to address, remember that this is an ongoing process, and there will be many moments of revelation and self-discovery. 


Prioritise your mental health

Emotional wellbeing, resilience and decisions that support your wellbeing and are good for your mental health should be a priority. We live in a time of heightened uncertainty, so it’s time to destigmatise mental health discussions within the LGBTQ community, creating a safe space to seek professional support and share resources. 


Take care of your body

New Year’s resolutions would be incomplete without at least one fitness resolution. The key here is to maintain your motivation to achieve fitness goals. It’s important to remain consistent with the number of workouts that fit easily into your schedule so you’ll be less likely to skip working out. Next, remember the power of a compound effect – with each workout, you’ll be closer to your goal of taking better care of your body.


Date better

If you want to date better in 2024, you’ll have to date with the intention. If you intend to find someone you’re compatible with, it may be time to get off the apps and turn to professional matchmaking services. Beau Brummell Introductions agency can be your best decision in 2024, so embrace the possibility of finding the one with an open heart. 


Break up with your phone

Let’s all be honest here for a minute – are we proud of our screen time? Yes, we live in a digital era, and everyone is online. But life happens beyond the screen. Limit your screen time to a minimum and try to improve daily. Introduce no-social-media days into your week and see how it goes. You’ll feel better about yourself, your life, and you’ll have more time to focus on other goals. 


Pursue professional success with pride

The best decision you can make for 2024 is to grow professionally. Become empowered to pursue your career with pride and break down any workplace barriers. The best resolution yet is to invest in some new courses, obtain new skills, and start applying to LinkedIn job ads and also inspire others to excel in their careers.


Foster uplifting and empowering connections

Living your truth surrounded by like-minded individuals who support you on your journey is always better. Supportive friendships aren’t easy to find, but when you find one, two or even more, nurture those relationships. These people are your chosen family, a source of strength, understanding, and shared experiences.


Master your finances

Getting better at your finances in 2024 might be just the step you need to take to ensure financial freedom. Or, you can set up a savings goal for yourself and get a hold of your spending habits. Either way, you can start budgeting better, get one of those envelope budgeting books, and turn this into a game. 


No matter how simple or complex New Year’s resolutions are, remember to celebrate each milestone, each fulfilled goal and achievement. Sometimes, we are so focused on the next goal on the list that we fail to acknowledge our growth and success. This time, celebrate every success and choose to thrive in 2024 and beyond. 


Peter Minkoff
Peter is a lifestyle writer at HighStyleLife magazine, living between Europe and Australia. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.
Peter Minkoff