3 Quotes To Help You Keep Your New Year Resolutions-windjview


The good, the bad, and the ugly of new year resolutions – welcome! Yes, each year we resolutely vow to improve our lives in some way, to make changes and to do what’s right. And each year we (most of us, anyway!) fail to keep our new year resolutions. Top 10 new year resolutions like these: 01: Lose Weight 02: Stick to Budget 03: Reduce Debt 04: Enjoy Time 05: Find Soulmate 06: Quit Smoking 07: Find Better Job 08: Learn New Stuff 09: Volunteer 10: Get Organised This new year resolutions article isn’t going to discuss how to achieve any of these individual common new year resolutions. Rather, it’s going to discuss how you can achieve ANY resolution you set for yourself. And it’s going to do so, by looking at the good, the bad and the ugly of making new year resolutions, with the able assistance of 3 carefully selected new year resolution inspirational quotes. Best get to it, then, hadn’t I… New Year Resolution Quote #1 (aka "The Good"): "I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me." — Anaïs Nin The fact of the matter is that you don’t have to wait until new year to make active, necessary changes in your life. Now is always the best time to do anything. Yes, you may well be encouraged by others over New Year similarly resolving to lose weight or get a new job, this is true. But you may well be discouraged, also – either they give up too soon, or they succeed too soon. If you want to change, then change! This is the stark truth about any form of personal development or self-growth. You can make all the excuses in the world, if this is important for you do to so, or you can make the changes. The New Year acts as a great reminder for us to look at ourselves. That is all. We are free to look at ourselves at any time of the year, free to acknowledge what’s great about us and also what we feel we’d like to improve. So I say, be kind to yourself. Accept who you are. And keep on growing (and do this now)… New Year Resolution Quote #2 (aka "The Bad"): "Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits." — Author Unknown Alternatively, you can pin all of your hopes of personal salvation on the annual event that is The New Year – and make your new year resolutions accordingly. You can tell yourself, and anyone who listens, that you ARE going to find someone to love this year or get rid of that debt, and this time you ARE going to see it through! Because deep down you know that the main point about making these common new year resolutions is making them, and telling everyone about it. After all, nobody actually bothers to keep them, do they! Why should you be the one that breaks the mould! It’s hard work, after all, challenging yourself like this, and why work hard to be unpopular amongst all your other friends who’ve also made important resolutions that they have no intention of keeping. Yes, there is no need to change really, and nobody’s perfect anyway. It’s much more fun to moan and groan than to do anything real and courageous about it. Yup! And television, Facebook, YouTube take sooo much of your time these days. And if that ‘bad’ way of looking at things doesn’t help you, then how about this… New Year Resolution Quote #3 (aka "The Ugly"): "New Year’s is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions." — Mark Twain Ah, Mark Twain is such a (golf-hating!) wag. He really does tell it like it is. Or he used to do. Seriously, all I ask of you, dear reader of this common new year resolutions article, is that you at least be honest about yourself and your intentions. There is no ugliness in the world too ugly to be stared at, and acknowledged. Are you going to face yourself, and accept responsibility for what is making you unhappy, what you feel you need to change? Or are you going to accept that life is good as it is right now and no amount of peer pressure to ‘do what others tell you to do’ is going to force you into making changes you don’t think you need to make? Just be honest, and stop hiding from yourself!… — As I’ve said already, it’s important that you accept who you truly are – the good bits, the bad bits and the ugly bits. If you can do this one thing, then you’ll never have to make another new year resolution in your life. Because you’ll be doing what writer Anais Nin suggests already – making constant adjustments, and enjoying doing so. Just don’t pretend that you want to change when you don’t! Or at least if you’re going to do this acknowledge to yourself that this is what you’re doing. There’s nothing wrong with the good, the bad and the ugly in you, or in me, just as long as we’re brave and courageous enough to acknowledge these parts to ourselves. Then new year resolutions become irrelevant, they really do… About the Author: 相关的主题文章: