I keep telling myself, and anyone else who’ll listen, that I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions. All that does is set me up for failure. I’m hard enough on myself without adding more baggage to the situation.
This year I turn 50. There is so much left in my life to accomplish. Not milestones I had hope to have reached by now, but new adventures waiting for me, things I may have never thought of before.
I want 2012 to be my best year yet.
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I will be brave in my attempts. No matter how much I want something, if I never even begin, it’s not going to happen.
I will get outside more, turn in my hermit membership card and not spend days on end inside my house. I need to unplug, unwind, and enjoy life.
I will reconnect with old friends and make new ones. I will take care of my friendships better, nurturing and building them instead of being so passive.
I will stop taking everything people say and do in the worst possible light. Being that cynical is just too tiring.
I will be more mindful of my own words, and be more understanding and patient.
I will breathe and think deeply more often.
I will pick up a book and actually read it. There are enough books in my house to start my own library, and at least half of them are unread.
I will ask for help when I need it. I can’t do everything alone and I can’t expect people to read my mind.
I will take care of me. I will put more than a cursory effort into looking nice. I will shower, dress and fix my hair every day. I will value me.
I will find my happy.
What will you do this year?
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