On New Year’s Resolutions

Happy Monday. Now the holiday season is truly over, some of you may have been clinging on to the holiday spirit for as long as possible, but by now, most people have gone back to work and most children have gone back to school.

I don’t know about you, but I enjoyed my Christmas but I am also really pleased to go back to my normal routine.

Something that often crops up at this time of year are New Year’s Resolutions. Those promises we make to ourselves, our friends and the world at large to try to be a better person, to give up something, to be healthier, or to take more time to appreciate things.

Esther Chilton has challenged people to write a poem about their new year resolutions. Click here for the link:

Well, I don’t really do New Year’s resolutions, and I have written a very short poem about that instead.

I don’t make resolutions,
I find it’s best all ’round.
It makes for fewer confusions,
when I break my word, I’ve found.
It may be a big tradition,
but I find I feel more free,
if rather than vow to change my ways,
I just go on being me.

So, have you made any new years resolutions? Let me know what they are in the comments.

Also why not click on the link and have a go at Esther’s challenge.

Happy January. 🙂

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People are far too complicated to be able to describe in a few words so I am not even going to try.

7 thoughts on “On New Year’s Resolutions”

  1. Lovely poem! I always hope for health, love and prosperity, then decide on tasks and small steps to achieve those hopes. I wish you and your loved ones good health, and lots of love and prosperity for this 2019!

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  2. To focus more on myself and less on others, which ironically will end up being better for everyone, since I’ve been in a bad habit of saying yes to things and then canceling. Now I’ll “just say no.”

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