10 Reflective Instagram Captions for All Your End of the Year Photos

Ah, the end of the year.

A time for reflection, goal-setting and self-care. And obviously an opportune time to post an Instagram photo that captures it all.

Keep scrolling for 10 reflective Instagram captions for all your end of year pics.

For a photo when you're struggling to let go of a really amazing 2018:

"If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello."

-Paulo Coelho

Unsplash: woman standing facing the sunset with her hand on her forehead

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For a photo reminding yourself not to mourn the end of the year:

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened."

-Dr. Seuss

For a photo when you feel caught between two years:

"For last year's words belong to last year's language, and next year's words await another voice." 

-T.S. Eliot

For a photo when you're feeling hopeful about heading into a new year:

"There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind." 

-C.S. Lewis


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For a photo reminding everyone that the end isn't really the end:

"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us."

-Hal Borland

For a photo letting everyone know about the changes you plan to make next year:

"You know how I always dread the whole year? Well, this time I'm only going to dread one day at a time." 

Happy New Year, Charlie Brown! 

For a photo when you're regretting some of your 2018 decisions:

"Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending."

-Carl Brand

Woman leaning against a tree

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For a photo reminding everyone to take advantage of the last few days of 2018:

"It might be one of the last days of the year that end up mattering the most. Make every minute count."

For a photo touting the importance of taking things one day at a time:

"Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be."

-Sonia Ricotti

For a photo on the very last day of 2018:

"Page 365 of 365."



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