It’s that time of year again, when everyone starts talking about all the changes they want to make come January 1. Talk of “resolutions” is everywhere—on social media, during TV commercials, and standing around the water cooler. Then it gets us thinking about all we want to accomplish in the coming year, too, so we start making promises to ourselves that will be really hard to keep. That’s where it gets tricky: though the numbers vary a bit, experts believe that only eight percent of people are able to keep their New Year’s resolutions. Ouch!
It’s raining. The tears are streaming from my glass panes and I cannot see clearly. I knew there was a forecast for difficult conditions, but I wasn’t expecting this downpour.
It’s not the unpredictable that I don’t like. Give me sun, snow, rain or wind, and I can stand tall and adjust my layers accordingly. Any element that surprises me is just another opportunity to show strength, perseverance and flexibility.
I value feeling good and being at my best. When I am my best self, I can do the things I really love to do — and I can do them well.
Worried? We all are! I would like to share with you ways to develop powerful habits that will help you become masterful at dealing with worry, inspired by the book How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie.
To live a life you love in a body you love, you must be able to get yourself to do the things you really don’t want to do. Seize the day! Don’t procrastinate.