I am certain some people have bought into; New Year = resolutions.
I for one haven’t.
I probably should, as I could do with a plan, a map to track my direction; but I know I won’t adhere to anything I set in stone now.
I wonder, is there a point to resolutions? Is there a point to discussing these resolutions continually with everybody else? Could it be setting yourself up to fail? Can’t we just breathe, and then except our flaws (which are inconsequential in the greater scale of things)?
This year I am choosing to go with the ebb and tide of life; well, so I continually inform myself! I will do what feels right for me at every given moment, without a pre-agreed plan to inhibit me.
I do not make resolutions because I don’t require an excuse to beat myself up whenever I fall short of my goals or desires; I am apt enough at doing that already!
So, resolutions to me are nothing more than interjects – ‘I should, I must, I have to’ – which then makes me thoroughly miserable when I realise ‘I can’t’!
BUT, that is only my opinion…………………………
And I ask into the silence; WHAT IS YOURS???????????????????????????????????
I quite like something you said recently about how you are ‘slowly healing’. As if things will pass in time; there’s no need to try to rush and become frustrated. It’s stayed in mind since I read it. 🙂
Thanks for that. I am happy my words have stayed with you, and lent a little ‘inspirational’ hand to you! That is great to know 🙂
Yes, time and lots of it! As they say, ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’! Just do what suits you, don’ be fooled into dancing to a beat set by others. We and our lives are all individual, so time is relative really – therefore resolutions are too!
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I couldn’t agree more! This year will be very pivotal in my life, as I venture into the next major chapter. Because of this, I would rather just focus on staying happy and proud of my path, rather than “should” all over myself. Sure, I could tone up a bit, but I have much more important things going on in my life already.
I believe that resolutions need to be made on a broader scale; for communities to unite, to work for a cause, to stand together, to strive for a better space and safer place for all to thrive.
Hi, thanks for your comment, much appreciated.
Interesting point about ‘resolutions need to be made on a broader scale’. I think that is very true!
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What does a resolution mean anyway (especially if it is not kept?!)? I think change can be good and even necessary but proclaiming to do something simply because the date has changed seems kinda silly to me.
Hey, exactly my idea. It is like Jan the 1st is the motivation for all the rights to be wronged (or more like personal vices), BUT WHY?! It does have a hint of the ridiculous about it; if things are bad change it, why wait a whole year!
And WELCOME BACK by the way!!
Thank you Paul!!!!!!!!!!
Mine? to find my life partner and love.
That is a nice resolution. Good luck with your search Nafees!
thanks Bex 🙂