I wonder How Many of You have been in, or overheard conversations about New Year’s Resolutions, Where Some speak with great fervor and passion, whilst others say ‘I do not believe in making resolutions. It made
Consider me how a single day can break due to Many People and Reflect, pull over to the slow lane if you like, if odd for 5 minutes; When the rest of the year, we stay in the fast lane.
So, What Happens When you pull over to the slow lane or odd stop? What do you Become aware of?
It force me to come up above the mental to-do list and juggling hats, as if I am looking down at myself from the canopy of the trees. From this viewpoint, I can see the roles I am playing in my life with detachment, and I can ponder over what is significant to me in Each of Those roles. I actually dedicate time to Reflect on issues similar to the ones I have listed below, as Opposed to wonder if I have food in the fridge for the next couples of days, work Organised, Commitments on my radar so I do not miss a vital playdate, thank you cards written etc etc!
When I get curious with people Who Say They Are not making resolutions, two distinct themes emerge: ‘I never keep’ em anyway ‘and’ I do not even know what my resolution Could Be. So, Tackling Each in turn ‘- firstly,’ I never keep ’em anyway. Typically we do not keep resolutions Because the benefit of Achieving em Was Not enough importance to us in the first spot. So, ask yourself, if I make this resolution happen, what will it give me? What Will Be different for me, both, emotionally and passablement? When you know it Will Have a positive impact on you, you can IDENTIFY ways to keep motivated, be it through the support of others, Being Held Accountable, a reward, visions / images, whatever keeps you motivated you know. How do you know that? Press Pause and ask yourself.
SECONDLY, ‘I do not even know what my resolution Could Be. It was quite refreshing to read the Wikipedia definition of a New Year’s Resolution: “a secular tradition, … in All which a person Makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement or something Slightly nice,: such as opening doors for people Beginning from New Year’s Day. “We can get caught up in resolutions Needing to be big thesis statements or life changing goals. They do not need to be (altho it Makes it more exciting and scary sometimes if They Are!). Through answering the question below and Becoming more self-aware, You Will find yourself Creating resolutions and They May be just as above, an act of self-improvement.
- What lessons did I learn in 2013?
- What did I learn about myself, about what is significant to me?
- Where and how do I limit myself & what is the benefit of stopping?
- What structures & materials do I need to put in place to help me remember these learnings?
- What are my values?
- What am I proud of in 2013?
- What did I let go of / Overcome?