Happy 2014! Celebs Share Their New Year's Resolutions

It's that time of year when everyone is talking about making a fresh start. What will the next 364 days look like? How will you be a better version of you? We asked our favorite celebs how they plan to grow this year. From dropping those pesky pounds to becoming more spiritual, see how the likes of Sherri Shepherd, Amel Larrieux, Sheryl Lee Ralph plan to live their best lives this year.

Yolanda Sangweni Dec, 31, 2012

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"My resolution for 2014 is to continue on my journey to total health by eating right and incorporating more exercise. I also want to go deeper with my sista-friends. Relationships with our girlfriends are so important, so I would like to get better at being able to charge up my sista's spirits!"

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Nia Long

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"I once heard a very wise man (Nick Cannon) say: ‘We make time for whatever we want to make time for.’ That was almost ten years ago. I am applying that to my everyday life. And just remembering to be authentic."

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"I am resolute in my yearly resolution of not making any this year. I strive to be better on the regular. All that said I'd like to lose some mental and physical weight. Just keeping it real!"

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"I've been working hard at a personal practice of being present. Right now, I feel the approach that gives me access to this is to really BE in the NOW, where I can find balance whilst processing all the stuff that comes my way, aware of my actions on a moment to moment basis."

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“In 2014 I want to win more people to Christ! I want to be better in loving people."

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"I want to minimize my expectations on people and on God. I also want to go higher, real next-level vibe across the board: stepping up my game spiritually, personally and professionally!"

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"My New Year’s Resolution is to continue being FAB & the best ME EVER!”
 

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"I want to be a better me in 2014! In that, I’d like to make better personal and business decisions, and be in the best shape of my life—meaning more gym and surgery. LOL”
 

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"My New Year's Resolution for 2014 is to eat less candy.  I know I attempt this resolution every year but this time I mean it.....AGAIN!"
 

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"I want to step into my leadership confidently, honor my purpose fearlessly, and manifest my next level of success boldly by increasing my self-discipline, challenging myself to acquire new skills while refining my old skills, and building better networks with other social entrepreneurs and thought leaders. I also want to spin more in 2014 and get my cuts and scratches tighter!"

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“My New Year's resolutions are to push my body as far as I can so I can physically become the best version of me. I also want to collaborate with more artists. I love the process of building a record with someone who thinks completely opposite from me. Definitely looking forward to all of that in 2014!”

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"My 2014 New Year's resolution is to take a family portrait with my kids and to take myself out on dates. In 2014 I am aiming to live the life my soul intended. Maybe I can have this as my 'traditional' resolution!!"

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“Each year I look forward to being better than the year before... this year is no different.  In 2014, I aspire to be a better mother, wife, friend and servant to my community.”

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"My resolution is simple: just be better than I was the year before. And I wanna work on learning more about production. And growing as an all-around artist," says the newly Grammy-nominated singer.

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"To keep a hair cut. I've been walking around with the Michael Ealy too long," says the Single Ladies star.

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"I want to minimize my expectations on people and on God. I also want to go higher, real next-level vibe across the board: stepping up my game spiritually, personally and professionally!"

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“My New Year’s resolution is to read more. I've been quite lazy in 2013 in this area, so I've promised myself to be a more aggressive reader and get more brain food."

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"In 2014 I hope to...Give more of myself and not just virtually! I will start and finish a passion project. Send hand written thank you notes."

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"Is it ridiculous that my New Years resolution is to be more like Beyonce? Work hard and be full of surprises while looking FLAWLESS," says the Love That Girl star.

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"My New Years resolution is to take the limits off, I call this my ROOFless year.  I would like to be better by FOLLOWING THROUGH.. I no longer want to make plans without seeing it come to life!"

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"Maintaining a humble sense of self, while continuing to evolve in career and life," says the Single Ladies star.

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Donnie McClurkin

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"It's not sexy, poetic, or even artistic, but for 2014 I resolve to get my taxes done early."