So, it’s that time again – Yes, you guessed it – ‘New Year’s Resolutions.’ Those three words usually make me cringe every year – probably because every year I usually drum out the old favourite – “To Lose Weight” – and those three words make me cringe even more!
So, this year I have thrown the old favourite out the window and put a bit more thought into it – well 5 minutes at least, which is an improvement already on previous years!
I have decided that my New Year’s Resolution for 2012 is to ‘Find My Bliss!’ And not just find it – but find it every day.
Now if you think that sounds ultra corny – which it probably does – and have already selected Start, Shut Down on your computer, I won’t hold it against you … but if you haven’t – then this is my plan of attack:
1) No matter how small or insignificant it may seem – I will find my segment of ‘bliss’ every day.
For example : Today I was still tired from New Years Eve, kids were grumpy from late nights and husband was getting bored and ready to be back at work …. but I can distinctly remember 2 segments of bliss : An uninterrupted shower and a drive to the beach at dusk – fantastic! Now if you are thinking – what’s so great about that, I can do that whenever I please – well I have three words for you : “You Lucky Bastard!” However, jokes aside, obviously ‘bliss’ is a highly personalised experience and everybody’s will be different, but I reckon if I can find my ‘bliss’ everyday then I am on to a good thing.
2) I will not let others ‘Lack of Bliss’ interfere with mine.
Now, that sounds like a hard one! But I am determined to try – bring on the Positive Thinking I say!
3) Let go off the guilt.
If my children have a melt down I am not going to blame myself. If I want a chocolate biscuit I will have one and I will savour and cherish the taste. If I have had no sleep because the kids have been sick (or I have spent all night blogging or on facebook) then I will treat myself with a cruisy day and NOT FEEL GUILTY!
Oh … I like the sound of number 3!
Anyway, enough of my rambling. I think you get the gist of my New Year’s Resolution for 2012.
HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all. Would love to hear your comments or New Year’s Resolutions – if you make them.