How can you live life to the fullest, and also wake up every day looking forward to a new day? Would that mean spending more money just to be happy? No, it doesn’t! This is because the most interesting things to do in life are often the simplest of things. At the end of the day, they'll lift your spirits. Therefore, instead of the usual routine of waking to a morning cup of coffee, heading to work, and walking your dog in the evening, you can spice things up a little bit.

And remember, leading an interesting life is healthy. It'll liven your mood, help you to forget your worries, and remind you that there's more to life to be thankful for. Therefore, if you're looking for how to make your life more interesting as a teenager, adult, or an elderly person, here are some ways to begin:

1. Start the Day Differently:

So you usually get out of bed, head for the bathroom, then have some breakfast, before heading to work or school. How about taking a different approach today, by waking up, sitting at the balcony for a few minutes to take in the morning sun. You could also do some simple stretches that will make you feel your bones once again. And on the weekends, wake up, and take a long drive while blasting off to some music. The goal is to start the day differently.

2. Try a Makeover:

You're a lady and you've always wanted a haircut, but everyone keeps telling you what a bad idea it is. However, deep down you know that it could make you happy even if it's a shortlived joy. Why not go ahead and try that makeover and do it for yourself because you want to? For guys, how about changing your haircut to a style you've never tried, and even colors of shirts you'd never envisioned yourself wearing.

3. Buy Something You've Wanted for So Long:

You know that headset, smartphone, dress, jewellery, or painting you've always wanted? here's the time to get it. And don't think too much about it. If it won't break your wallet, then it's a go-getter. And if you're like most people out there, new things will also give you the rush and excitement. Now, you can have something to explore or gawk at for days unending.

4. Give Your Time and Resources:

Giving to your friends, family, or the community can be very rewarding in the long run. In the short run, you get the satisfaction of meeting other people's needs without expecting something in return. However, giving is not limited to gifts, since you can help them out with the yard or garden, teach your siblings how to ride a bike or play a sport, volunteer at an orphanage, etc. Therefore, you'll be giving your valuable time.

5. Go on a Weekend Excursion:

What if you could get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors with some friends. That's an interesting thing to do. Being outdoors for two to three days, sitting around a campfire, and sleeping in tents may not sound like a big deal. However, it can shake things up a little bit for you. Consider it an impromptu trip.

6. Dogsled Through the Alaskan Forest:

If you'll like to leave your comfort zone, you can try a sport on mountainous terrain. An interesting one would be dogsledding through the Alaskan forest. This region offers Sled Dog Race, and you can cover 1,150 miles between Anchorage and Nome. As such, this can be therapeutic for you, especially if you're tired of the confines of your home and the environment you're used to.

7. Witness the Northern lights:

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Whether you're in Alaska, Scandinavia, Canada, Russia or Scotland, you can witness the Northern lights. It is nature trying its best to impress you with rainbows cast on the sky. The lights are filled with several colors including green and red. You also get to see bright dancing lights above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres.

In conclusion

These are some interesting things to do in life this year. They don't require that you spend so much to achieve them. All that is needed, is to put your mind into it and it'll happen. Remember, you deserve to be happy and one way that can be made possible is to live life to the fullest.