Bach Flower Remedies for New Year's Resolution Success

Bach Flower Remedies for New Year's Resolution Success

Are you struggling to shake off old habits and move forward with your New Year’s resolutions? Do you need a little help letting go of things that no longer serve you, so you can experience greater clarity for a new beginning? Bach Flower Remedies offer powerful emotional support on the journey towards achieving your goals. These natural healing remedies have been successfully used to treat psychological distress since the 1930s, empowering people to transform negative states and create lasting change. Keep reading to find out how they might be beneficial in helping you make progress towards reaching your new year goals and aspirations!

New Year, New You?

Every new year, millions of people write down resolutions, promises to themselves that they plan on adhering to throughout the coming year. These goals usually revolve around personal improvement such as trying a new hobby, developing better eating habits, or exercising more regularly. While intentions are strong at the beginning of the year, often those same resolutions become harder and harder to follow through with over time. The best way to make lasting changes is to break them down into small steps in order to form new habits.

As James Clear states in his book Atomic Habits: “you do not rise to the level of your goals; you fall to the level of your systems”. Making small improvements that are sustainable long term are much more beneficial than attempting radical life changes which can be discouraging. This amount of dedication requires hard work as well as patience – but if you take it slow and take one tiny step at a time – soon enough those changes will start making their mark!

Whether you formally make New Year's resolutions or not, now is a great time of the year to take a pause from our busy work schedules and reflect on how we can make positive changes in our lives. One way to bring these changes into effect is through Bach flower remedies. These remedies are an excellent support system to help us make internal shifts and be a catalyst for personal growth and transformation.  

What are Bach Flower Remedies & How Can They Help with Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions? 

Bach flower remedies are a form of natural, holistic healing that works on the emotional level, rather than the physical or medical level. These treatments are based on the concept that negative emotions, such as stress and anxiety, act as a blockage between us and our goals. By using Bach flower remedies to address these emotions and clear away these mental blocks, we can create space for us to actually achieve our New Year's resolutions. The remedies do this by making use of flowers to bring more positivity into our life. Each flower carries with it its own unique energy and helps to channel feelings which may be getting in the way of progress towards our goals - all while providing a safe and non-toxic course of treatment that has no side effects.

Through Bach flower remedies, we can learn more about ourselves, gain clarity on things that no longer serve us and let go of old patterns that have prevented us from reaching our full potential. They help us tap into our creative energy so that we can create something beautiful out of each situation. Not only do they provide emotional support during challenging times but also give us the courage needed to break free from destructive habits. 

Some Bach flower remedies you might want to consider...

See below a few Bach flower remedies which may be appropriate to select when thinking about breaking old habits or moving forward positively in the new year. If any resonate with you, simply click on the buttons below each description to add each remedy to a personalised treatment bottle. You can select up to seven in a bottle. 


If you often find yourself saying yes when you mean no, Centaury can be your ally in setting healthy boundaries. It empowers you to prioritise your needs and stand up for yourself without feeling overwhelmed by the expectations of others. This remedy cultivates inner strength, enabling you to embrace self-care and assert your boundaries confidently.


For those grappling with self-doubt or a fear of failure, Larch is a beacon of confidence and courage. This remedy bolsters self-belief, nurturing the inner strength needed to step outside your comfort zone. Larch empowers you to embrace challenges with courage, enabling you to pursue your aspirations without the weight of self-limiting beliefs. By fostering a sense of inner assurance, Larch encourages you to take bold steps forward, guiding you on a path towards success and self-fulfillment.


When uncertainty clouds your decisions, Cerato fosters trust in your inner guidance. This remedy helps you tap into your innate wisdom and intuition, boosting self-assurance in your choices. By enhancing your ability to trust yourself, Cerato empowers you to make decisions aligned with your authentic self.

Chestnut Bud:

Chestnut Bud aids in breaking recurring patterns and behaviours that hinder personal growth. It encourages reflection on past experiences, enabling you to learn from mistakes and embrace newfound wisdom. This remedy supports your journey towards self-improvement by breaking the cycle of repeating past errors.


For those clinging to the past, Honeysuckle gently guides you towards letting go. It helps you release nostalgic attachments and live in the present, allowing for healing and growth. This remedy enables a graceful transition from what was to what can be, fostering a sense of liberation from the past.


Scleranthus is beneficial if you struggle with indecision or fluctuating thoughts. This remedy brings balance to wavering thoughts, aiding in decision-making processes. It helps you navigate uncertainties and brings stability to your mind, empowering you to make clear and confident choices.


During periods of transition or change, Walnut provides a protective shield. It assists in breaking ties with the past, allowing for smoother transitions and adaptation to new circumstances. This remedy offers resilience and stability amid life's changing phases.

Wild Oat:

For those seeking their life's purpose, Wild Oat aligns you with your inner calling. It assists in finding clarity and direction, guiding you towards fulfilling your aspirations and embracing your true path./p>

Wild Rose:

If life feels lacklustre, Wild Rose can bring vibrancy and zest. This remedy reignites enthusiasm and joy, helping you rediscover passion and engagement in life's experiences.


When the start of new endeavours feels daunting, Hornbeam provides the needed energy boost. It infuses you with enthusiasm, revitalising your spirit and motivating you to take that crucial first step towards your goals.


This is just a selection of the remedies you can choose from. There are a total of 38 different Bach flower remedies. Click on the link below to read about all 38:

List of Bach Flower Remedies

With Bach flower remedies, you can open yourself up to a world of possibilities and make profound shifts in thought, feelings and behaviour. They’re completely natural, with no side effects and safe to use alongside existing medication. Through Mindful Remedies you can create your own personalised remedy combining up to seven flower essences into a treatment bottle.

How to create a Bach Flower Remedy Treatment Bottle

Creating your own personal remedy through Mindful Remedies is as easy as combining up to seven flower essences into one treatment bottle, giving you the power over your life. Select the remedies that best resonate with your current emotions. You don’t need to select all seven, just the ones that apply to your present-day situation. A bottle lasts three weeks and at the end of this you should have felt the balancing effects of the remedies. Quick shifts can happen with passing moods, while deeper emotions might take longer to adjust. Some people might feel an immediate lift within a couple of days, while for others, it's a gradual process over time. Everyone's experience is different, and it's about embracing that individual journey.

create a personalised remedy

if you’re looking for some guidance on making significant changes in your life this New Year season, Bach flower remedies can be an invaluable resource in helping you achieve those goals!  

If you'd like a little help finding the right remedies for you, we've created a handy Bach flower remedies diagnostic chart which can hopefully help you hone in on some remedies that will support you in 2023 and beyond.

about the author

Since 2021, Lucy Edwards, a qualified Bach Flower Practitioner and the driving force behind Mindful Remedies, has connected with clients across the world. Crafting thousands of personalised remedies, Lucy has supported individuals' emotional wellbeing, shipping remedies to far-flung places like the USA, Thailand, and Australia.

Lucy is readily available for conversations, offering personalised advice to guide you on the path to holistic wellness. It's important to note that she's not only qualified but also registered with the Bach Centre, ensuring that every consultation and remedy adheres to Dr Bach’s original guidelines for expert care and efficacy.