As I do every year, I resolve to:
1. Live healthier — eat better, seek out fresh air on a regular basis, find an outdoor activity that I enjoy and make it part of my routine.
2. Live happier — take a few moments at the beginning of every day to think about five different things that make me feel content and keep them in mind through the rest of my day. I’m going to try harder not to sweat the small stuff and make my internal dialogue shut up more often. I am also going to think of five things I can do each day that will impact the lives of the people around me in a positive manner.
3. Create — I am going to take some time every single day to work on a project that makes me happy — some of this will be for me and my family, and some will be effort towards doing a craft sale in the Fall.
4. Get out and meet new people — I’m a self-confessed social inept. I intensely dislike social situations, particularly with people I do not know well. I recognize, however, that I will never get to know those people well if I don’t make an effort to spend time with them on a more frequent basis. I resolve to participate in the various crafting/knitting/social groups to which I belong and make some new friends.