Short Happy New Year wishes and greetings so you can wish friends, family, and co-workers all the best for the New Year. They're short and sweet and great for card messages or text messages. Many of us have had a difficult year this year with illness, loss, uncertain employment, and isolation due to COVID-19. With that in mind, here are some Happy New Year Wishes, Greeting you could use as a starting point to write your own notes of encouragement to friends and family. I hope these examples help you find the right words to bless and encourage those around you this new year.