"The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others." - Unknown
So - how are those New Year's Resolutions going? Personally I don't make many, if at all. Not because I don't need to but because there are so many to choose from. The ones I do make I usually keep to myself. Not so much that fear of failure will bring criticism for having failed but because they are so personal. Sure I want to lose a few pounds, travel extensively, win a million bucks, but who doesn't? Those are more desire than resolve.
Resolutions are the steps to the goal. If I want to lose weight I have to commit to either eating less or exercising more. If I want to travel, I have to do my research, book those tickets, and if I want to win a fortune, well, I better start buying those lottery tickets.
"Our greatest fear should not be of failure ... but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter." - Francis Chan
If I want to become a published author, I need to commit to writing - regularly and earnestly. If I want to become good at watercolor painting, then I need to practice. If I want to become a better person, I need to bite my tongue more often.
So, for this year I resolve to....
Aah, if only procrastination and diversion weren't so wonderfully tempting.
"We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret." - Earl Nightingale
Have a wonderful 2018 - may you reach your goals!
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