Yes, I know it is the 3rd week of January. Yes, I know that most people (especially Professional Organizers) began their resolutions at the beginning of the month. Well, good for them. For some reason I can never seem to really kick off my New Year until about this time … when the kids are back on schedule, holiday decorations are a distant memory and I have gotten used to writing the new date on my checks. So please indulge me as I share with you one last blog about resolutions.
For those of you who follow my blog, you know that at the beginning of each year I choose a motto that I hope will frame my experiences for the upcoming year. Usually around November I start paying attention to what is floating around – on social media, in print, on the radio (although I do have a strict policy of not paying attention to anything that comes from Miley Cyrus…).
There are tons of motivational and inspiring quotes out there but I keep searching and wait until one of them grabs me and resonates. I look for one that will force me to grow – one that sometimes scares me a little – one that if I accept its challenge will surely put me in a better spot on December 31st than I was 364 days before. I even have an awesome friend who does this with me and then we keep each other accountable throughout the year. As a matter of fact, her phrase last year was “Get Sh!t Done” – and boy did she have a productive year!
So here’s a super quick re-cap of the previous 2 years…