If you want to appear to be a predictable, boring soul, when someone asks about your New Year’s Resolutions, answer with this: I want to lose 25 pounds.

Then, to show you have no originality whatsoever, add that you’d like to lose it by April and that you’re going to join some program that regulates your food and calorie intake to help you out. Bonus points for tediousness if you’ve made this resolution at least twice before in your life.

Come on, people. Life can be better than this. I don’t care how many cookies you’ve consumed in the last month. You owe it to yourself and the people who love you to take it up a few notches.

How about resolving to be as healthy a person as you can be?

To read more of today’s Game Plan: A No-Deadline Approach to Becoming Your Healthiest Self