New Year’s Resolutions, v 2016.0

My last assignment before switching off for the lovely long weekend is to do my New Year’s Resolutions.

I discussed in my blog post last year about how I do these a little differently to most people — I do mine month by month, so the New Year surge of energy doesn’t get forgotten come January.

I’m not going to go into detail — there’s some personal stuff in there — but I can tell you…

  1. Like many people, I’ll be hitting the gym in January, with “I vow to go to the gym or exercise at least twice a week”. This is down from a set three times a week last year, which turned out to be a bit too ambitious. If I say at least twice, I’ll be more likely to stick to it and may squeeze in extra sessions if I have the time.
  2. “In September I vow to clear out my room and get rid of, sell or give to charity any unwanted items.” This is copied from last year, because I felt so great after doing it.
  3. And my year-long resolution is, as always, “I vow to take opportunities as they present themselves to me, and I wish for 2016 to be memorable.”

My Three Words 2016

I’m also picking my Three Words for 2016 (inspired by Chris Brogan’s My Three Words). I did this last year and really think I benefited from it — this year I’ve printed them off to hang above my PC.

Hopefully I’ll see them and remember them every day

Dare

This is the same as the first one I chose last year. That is because, even after a year of trying to be more daring, I still think I can go further. I have two speaking opportunities next year, and I want to do more. I’m terrified but doing it anyway. That’s what Dare means to me.

Value

Last year was a very significant one. My boyfriend and I bought our first place, and my dad had a serious stroke and was in a coma for several weeks. It made me realise how little time I spend appreciating what I have. This year I plan to make the most of what I currently have in my life.

Grow

I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time putting down solid foundations. This year I’d like to build upon them. In my business, in my love life, in my home life, in every aspect, I want to take the amazing things I’ve already got and multiply them.

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