It’s 4 days after Christmas and we only have 2 days left of this year.
Yeah, I am still finishing up one of my Christmas projects and I recently read we should make New Year Challenges instead of New Year Resolutions. Really? Like every day there isn’t some sort of challenge daily? That now someone is going to post/publish/write up their New Year Challenges and the rest of us are supposed to get on board for that fast-track-psycho train? No thank you! Please feel free to list, publish, write, post you “Challenges” for the New Year! I commend you. I respect you. But please don’t judge me for Not participating!
So me being me I went and looked up the definitions. Very interesting.
Resolution: Noun. 1. a formal expression of opinion or intention made, usually after voting, by a formal organization, a legislature, a club or other group. 2. the act of resolving or determining upon an action, course of action, method, procedure, etc.
Challenge: Noun. 1. a call to summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc. 2. something that by its nature or character serves as a call to battle, contest, special effort, etc.
Remember when New Year’s Resolutions we more along the lines of “be a better person” “work harder” “get a new job” “lose a few pounds and get healthy”? Now they’ve become some contest of who has the “best” resolutions, or excuse me, challenges.
Personally I kind of stick to the: be a better parent, friend and person, do better in my job, save some money – I try to not get to many on there because I don’t want to feel like I am overburdening myself. I also feel like being better and doing the right things are things I should be doing anyways.
Right now I feel like I just want to get by day to day. Of course it could also be the seasonal/unseasonal crud that has taken over my body. I feel alien like and I have to keep tissues and am sure I sound like I am under water. I generally feel like caca and I have to pretend it is all good. I seem to be pulling it off but I get caught just staring into space. I have no idea what I am staring at. Thus is the way of my mind when I get the crud. Or lack thereof! I know I can make it through today. Hope is with me! And lots of meds so I don’t seems so craptastic!
Anyway I hope you all have a fabulous day!
Think about if you want to make New Year’s resolutions or challenges. Or if you just want to try to be a better person each and every day. To me it seems more doable.
Always, always Keep Hope Alive!
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Four years ago I made a New Year’s resolution to give up New Year resolutions, and thus far it’s the only damn one in my life I’ve seemed to have kept. You hit the nail on the head in this post; try to be the best you can one day at a time but without the expectation of being perfect. I seem to play the game ( look it up..it’s origins are actually pretty interesting), Ring O’ Roses and fall down lol, thankfully I get up, some days faster and easier than others. and wth is this new idea of New Year Challenges? lmao. Yeah I umm, challenge anyone to challenge themselves of doing day to day what either of us do, and get back to me on the subject of New Year Challenges lol; that’s funny lol.
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