Don’t Make New Years Resolutions…

It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we all post our goals and state that this year will be a ‘New Year New Me’.

I used to make lists of things I wanted to achieve in the new year, then I’d wait for my life to reset as if by magic on the final chime of Big Ben. But now I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. It’s not that I don’t want to change anything in my life. It’s that whenever I want to change anything, I start right here, right now. 

When you’re serious about your goals nothing kills them faster than waiting for that perfect time to make a start, especially on New Years. Once the celebrations fizzle out, often so do most people’s resolutions. And when you see others around you giving up, it’s even more of a perfect excuse to quit when things get challenging.

If there’s something you’ve been meaning to change in your life, remember this: There’s no need to wait for the New Year to ring in when every day is a new tomorrow. 

So, don’t wait for the fireworks, start now. Your future self will thank you.

Photo by Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash

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