I know I’m insane as much as you do, but yes.
I don’t approve of new year resolutions because they don’t help me in any way.
The whole point of resolutions is to implement things that can make the year better. At least, that’s what most people think. But they don’t seem to figure that aiming at something too far to reach, especially when it is a resolution, is not very likely to be accomplished.
When you make unreachable promises, you become subject to sheer pressure. That makes you subconsciously think that it is a job. Now, resolutions are supposed to be things we want to do, not things we have to do. This pressure makes the task tedious, and WHO wants to do something excessively ambitious and boring?
It isn’t bad to have ambitious goals. But I have been wondering why people think change is only needed when the new year begins.
Every day is new.
A small, easy-to-accomplish goal set for each day is way better than an unreachable, overambitious new year resolution.
The dawn of a new day is worth celebrating. It is worth remembering that god has given us a precious life, of which every day is valuable. So why not give Him a promise, a resolution, that you will do something new everyday?
Learning something every day doesn’t mean pouring over school books, trying to scrape out something you don’t know to add to your brain’s contents. Doing something else, something you haven’t done before is also a part of learning.
So today, I resolve to
- Go cycling.
- Do a bit of watercolor painting.
- Write poetry.
- Practice hand lettering.
- Hunt for new fonts.
- Learn new Photoshop techniques.
New day resolutions don’t have to change your life. They just have to be things you want to include in your routine and will go against all odds to accomplish.
Will YOU resolve to do something today?
Have you ever been under serious resolution pressure?