Part 2 of a 2-part series (click here for part 1 to learn about why New Year’s resolutions don’t work.)
I love that freshly-washed feeling of the turn of a new year. It could just be the fact that I get more sleep in the 10 days between Christmas and New Year’s because the kids are off from school, but I seem to have more energy and impetus to clear away things I’ve been tolerating, and similar to many people take the opportunity to look ahead to what’s next.
For the past couple of years I’ve hosted a webinar entitled “New Year’s Resolutions: Friend or Foe?” (see below for details on this year’s webinar). It’s designed to support people in taking action in the new year in a way that aligns with their vision. Over the years, I’ve changed my perspective on how helpful resolutions can be. I’ve had my own varying degrees of success, and have stopped setting so many “goals” and instead focus on intentions or themes for the year. Last year’s theme was “relationship” and this year’s theme is emerging as “consistency.”
But what if you just plain want to get some stuff accomplished? Continue reading