Question of the Day – Did you keep up with your NY resolutions? Did you keep your promise or promises to yourself?

I’m okay with answering this question because I think I’ve done a relatively good job of keeping the two promises I made to myself to improve on this year. I have blogged about what those goals were before and my two goals this year are 1. Improve my writing by writing every day and creating a good writing habit and 2. To learn to say “No” to people who are too demanding of me.

Both of these goals are going to eventually become ongoing goals I will have to teach myself to achieve for the rest of my days if that’s what it takes to improve. There is no set time frame for these goals to expire. Which is not really recommended when setting goals but life-long goals are essential to consider as well. If you want to be a better writer, you have to write every day not just on the days when you feel committed or inspired, right? And being able to stand your ground when people push you too far is also something I hope I will be doing way into my twilight years!

I think life goals are way more important than something you might achieve once or twice when the new year arrives. Conditioning yourself to be a better person, or a better parent, friend or whatever you choose should be an ongoing life-long goal. That’s not to diminish anyone else’s resolutions if you have them. Any goal you commit yourself to is worthwhile.

Have you been keeping your NY resolutions? Why or why not? Let me know friends!

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