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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions in Harriet Tubman’s Hometown

By: Break The Ice Media

During her life, Harriet Tubman persevered in carrying out various humanitarian missions – from freeing enslaved individuals, to her continued work which included creating the Home for the Indigent and Aged. This tenacity would touch the lives of so many, even to this day.

Persevering to see something through can be challenging – especially when facing obstacles and adversity. At the start of each year, people all around the world make resolutions in the hopes of making long-lasting changes that will have a positive effect on their lives, and maybe even the lives of others.

In the spirit of Living Like Harriet Tubman (#belikeHarriet), as well as making a fresh start in 2023, we’re highlighting common New Year’s resolutions and will show you how you can keep them in Harriet Tubman’s chosen hometown of Cayuga County.

Get Active

One of the top New Year’s resolutions is related to activity level or weight loss. While we’re not doctors or medical professionals, we have a few suggestions on how you can get active in Cayuga County, which could lead to benefits like getting more sleep and weight loss:

Save Money by Shopping Local

Keeping our wallets full or having more cash to put aside is always a helpful thing. Something you could do in Cayuga County to help save money is to shop locally! Here are some ideas on where to bring your business:


Many of us wish to see more of the world in the new year and traveling offers great benefits: getting away from the day-to-day is a great way to unplug and take time for yourself. Also, planning a trip is a great way to bond with loved ones. Why not start right here in Cayuga County?

Live Your Best Life

At the end of the day, we all want to spend the year making the most out of life, and we hope the suggestions we’ve shared so far will help you get there. Here are a few more businesses in Cayuga County that may help you get organized, set yourself up for success and elevate your life even more.