Talk less, listen more.
Instead of setting resolutions about becoming healthier and going to the gym more, I’m taking lessons I have learned in 2016 and setting myself goals to be an even better version of myself in 2017. 1.
I think so many of us give ourselves such high (almost unrealistic) exceptions for each new year, I blame the silly tradition of “new year’s resolutions” that make us feel unsuccessful if things don’t turn out the way we planned.
Stop seeing boredom as something out of your control. Go make your life interesting.
This year taught me to be my own hero.
2017 is the year to prove to the world that you have every reason to be in it — that you are allowed to take up space. It is the year you finally accept that you are the only person who defines your value in life, that you are the only person who defines your worth.
Forgive yourself for something you’re carrying. We all have way too much baggage, and it is too easy to wear your soul down to regrets and sorrow.
Remove the toxic. Whether it be a job, a friend, or a significant other, if something is draining you more than it is filling you then it is time to let whatever it is go.
Instead of running away from vulnerability, let’s take the rest of this year to intentionally make connections and let people love us!
I swore all that was necessary was a definite beginning date and a little push. So, there I was on January 1st, standing at the starting line eagerly anticipating a new start.