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10 Funny & Inspirational New Year Memes for 2019

Posted: December 26, 2018

Just like that, another year has come and gone. It’s time to reflect on the accomplishments and challenges of 2018 and think about what we’d like to achieve in the coming year. Setting new year’s resolutions is exciting for most people, while others may need some inspirational new year messages to get in a positive frame of mind.

Whether you’re looking for a new job or working hard to grow your team in 2019, here are our favorite funny and inspirational new year memes to help you get there:

 

1. “My goal for 2019 is to accomplish the goals of 2018 which I should have done in 2017 because I promised them in 2015 and planned them in 2014.”

meme: My goal for 2019 is to accomplish the goals of 2018 which I should have done in 2017 because I promised them in 2015 and planned them in 2014.

Source: https://freehappynewyearimages2019.com/happy-new-year-meme-2019/

This one goes out to all the habitual procrastinators. Things don’t always go as we planned, but that doesn’t mean you can’t refocus and reset. Find the new year inspiration you need to make 2019 the year you meet your goals!

 

2. “You actually don’t have to wait for the new year to change.”

meme: You actually don’t have to wait for the new year to change.

Source: https://www.universityex.com/opinion/new-year-new-seriously/attachment/new-year-meme/

Though we’ve compiled this list of inspirational new year messages to prepare you for January 1, 2019, don’t forget that you can pursue your dream job or find your next great hire at any point in the year.

 

3. “Bringing in the new year like a boss.”

meme: Bringing in the new year like a boss.

Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/288934132318393797/

The right attitude can make a huge difference in your success. Be like Carlton and start the new year off with a positive outlook.

 

4. “New Year’s Resolution – Option A: Lose weight. Option B: Buy a bigger basket.”

meme: New Year’s Resolution – Option A: Lose weight. Option B: Buy a bigger basket.

Source: https://cheezburger.com/1555309824/new-years-resolution

While we can’t recommend taking lots of shortcuts or putting something off just because it’s challenging, finding alternative solutions and ways to “work smarter, not harder” toward your goals can’t hurt!

 

5. “Today’s forecast: 100% chance of winning.”

meme: Today’s forecast: 100% chance of winning.

Source: https://memegenerator.net/instance/68644729/anchorman7-todays-forecast-100-chance-of-winning

Ron Burgundy has some new year inspiration that you can use as your daily morning mantra throughout 2019.

 

6. “If Nicolas Cage can still get work, then you can do anything.”

meme: If Nicolas Cage can still get work, then you can do anything.

Source: https://www.nursebuff.com/encouraging-memes/

Apologies to the Nicolas Cage fans among us for this one. Whether you enjoy his movies or not, use this inspirational new year meme as a boost of confidence.

 

7. “If Plan A fails, remember that you have 25 letters left.”

meme: If Plan A fails, remember that you have 25 letters left.

Source: https://memesbams.com/funny-motivational-memes/

Similar to the cat-in-a-basket meme above, sometimes we have to find other ways to accomplish our objectives. Don’t give up if your first attempt at a new opportunity or new hire doesn’t pan out.

 

8. “Carl, you’re going to get out there and you’re going to catch that red dot.”

meme: Carl, you’re going to get out there and you’re going to catch that red dot.

Source: https://sayingimages.com/encouragement-meme/

Find a positive affirmation that works for you and try it out every morning in front of the mirror. Your “red dot” is out there, and you can catch it!

 

9. “Go and play out in the snow they said. It will be fun they said.”

meme: Go and play out in the snow they said. It will be fun they said.

Source: https://www.romper.com/p/21-blizzard-memes-to-keep-you-laughing-through-winter-storm-jonas-4456

This isn’t necessarily a meme created for new year inspiration, but who doesn’t love a cute dog playing in the snow? Plus, it’s a good reminder to take breaks, get outside, and enjoy some fresh air in January.

 

10. “To everyone who still goes to the gym after January.”

meme: To everyone who still goes to the gym after January.

Source: https://www.memesmonkey.com/topic/dirty+happy+new+year#&gid=1&pid=7

Last but not least on our list of inspirational new year memes is a reminder to keep the momentum going. Don’t just apply to jobs in January or advertise your open positions for the first 30 days of 2019. Keep your eye on the prize all year long!

Natalie Winzer, iHire
Posted by: Natalie Winzer, iHire
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