Friday, January 11, 2013

I Don't Do Resolutions...

They just aren't for me. In fact I can't for the life of me remember the last time that I made one. Probably as a naive teenager and probably something along the lines of  'I will go out with....'. Yah those were the days.

I believe that resolutions and all the hype around them just sets us up for failure. Yup, not something I want in my life. Don't get me wrong, I am all for goals and putting down in writing things that you want to achieve. I do that, alot. And not just at the start of a new year.

I want to learn how to really use my camera. It's a darn good one and documenting precious family moments is a pretty great reason to want to know how to make the most of it. Any online courses, tutorials or how-to guide you can recommend? Please shoot me that info friends!

I want to read more. I love reading, and can whip my way through books pretty darn quickly when I am getting into it. What are some great uplifting and joyful books that I should add to my list of must reads?

I want to live, love and act with purpose. I was trying to put my thoughts on this into words for days when I came across this post. Need I say more?

I want to make the most of opportunities that come my way, but also learn to say no when it is something that doesn't sit right with me, or is against my or my families best interests. I want to stop my fear of failure from getting in the way and my fear of letting people down from stopping me saying no. Please tell me that i am not the only one who does these things.

I will have faith in my own journey and know that it will turn out how it's meant to. There is a reason, even if I don't know what that is at the time. It will one day become clear.

What are your goals and things you want to achieve in 2013? Did you blog about it? Please leave me a link, I love reading what other bloggers want to achieve!

1 comment:

Lea said...

Hi Em,
thanks for saying hi on my blog. I LOVE the book Buddism for Mothers. It is a wonderful starting point for living with intention and mothering mindfully. Read more about it here.

You dont need to know anything about buddism to find something meaningful in this book.