Years ago I stopped making New Year Resolutions. I was sick of feeling like a failure by the time February rolled around. The cycle of shame looked something like this:
Weeks 2 and 3 after New Year’s Day were always the most difficult. Mostly because of what was going on in my mind. That’s always how it’s been with me; often the biggest obstacle to success was the little voice in my head telling me how far off track I was and that I should just give up.
So, instead of New Year’s Resolutions, I have New Year’s Mantras. Continue reading