(March 21st to April 19th)
1. Making a sincere effort to be more present in every moment.
2. Training your brain to think/act less impulsively and instead spend more time logically thinking about each decision you make.
3. Learning to figure out the difference between things that only seem exciting because they’re new, versus things that you actually want to do or try.
(April 20th to May 21st)
1. Accepting that you cannot control other people’s feelings, only your own.
2. Acknowledging your struggles with jealousy and possessiveness and focusing on improving these issues, rather than wallowing in them.
3. Deciding to only spend your time with people who you can rely on just as much as they rely on you.
(May 22nd to June 21st)
1. Not keeping all of your problems to yourself.
2. And instead, reminding yourself that it’s important and necessary and normal to talk about your problems, worries, fears, and insecurities with people you love and care about.
3. Refusing to try and pretend like you have it all together, and simply just letting yourself live your life.
(June 22nd to July 22nd)
1. Protecting your time and generosity from people who only take, take, take and instead giving it to people who truly love and care about you.
2. Coming to terms with the fact that sometimes you can fix things, but other times – you just have to let go.
3. Putting yourself first by finally indulging in your imagination and creativity.
(July 23rd to August 22nd)
1. Giving yourself permission to take more creative risks, even if there was a high chance of failure.
2. Learning how to cope with failure and how to use it to grow and become a better person, instead of wasting time worrying about how it made you look or what others thought about your failure.
3. Making an effort to remember that you can learn something from absolutely everyone.
(August 23rd to September 22nd)
1. Talking about your worries and anxieties with others instead of internalizing it all and just bottling it up inside.
2. Making a sincere effort to work on and deal with your intense need for perfection.
3. Understanding that you can be modest while still being proud of yourself for your accomplishments and for who you are.
(September 23rd to October 22nd)
1. Confronting your struggle with being indecisive.
2. Giving up the anxious need to please everyone and instead concentrating on the people who really matter to you.
3. Making more decisions for yourself and focusing on what you want, not what everybody else wants you to want.
(October 23rd to November 22nd)
1. Figuring out how to be proud of your ideas while simultaneously being open to and supportive of the ideas of others.
2. Recognizing that other people’s success is not a direct threat to your own success.
3. Leaning in to the things that make you feel passionate and excited instead of trying to make yourself smaller.
(November 23rd to December 21st)
1. Coming to terms with the fact that you can still be an optimistic and positive person even if you struggle with sadness, insecurity, and frustration.
2. Looking your problems in the face instead of avoiding them.
3. Putting all of your effort into one or two things that you really care about, rather than trying to juggle fifty different things mediocrely.
(December 22nd to January 20th)
1. Being a little more flexible and gentle with yourself when it came to working towards your various goals.
2. Giving people second chances (when they deserved it).
3. Understanding that being optimistic and trying to be confident in yourself was not the same thing as being foolish or lackadaisical.
(January 21st to February 18th)
1. Actively spending more time with people who inspired you and opened your eyes to new ideas.
2. Addressing your instinct to keep yourself emotionally detached and making an effort to work on it.
3. Being more careful with your time and giving it only to people, causes, and things that really mattered to you.
(February 19th to March 20th)
1. Demanding more for yourself – more fulfillment at work, more relaxation time for yourself, more energizing social time with people who always make you happy.
2. Refusing to let other people tell you what to think or how to spend your time.
3. Putting a much stronger emphasis on your own continued education.