It's that time of year again. It comes by so quickly and the social networks are flooded with quotes that are supposed to push us back to the point of resolution for a new year. What a stupid concept ... In my personal opinion, of course.
There were many things I set out to do in 2014, that I started with good intention and reflect back on wondering where I lost my mojo to get it done or stick to it. All this makes me do is get frustrated with myself and start a new year with an attitude of pushing and trying to force a better me, because resolutions seems to be the done thing as we welcome a new and potentially fresh chapter in our lives.
Trust me, I have plans for 2015 and there are things that I do have to shift and be more committed to in order to get them done. Some of those things I have promised myself I will do for a few years now. After my meltdown a few weeks ago (just read a few posts back), I decided to take the few weeks ahead of the new year and reflect on all that I have gotten right in the past. I'm tired of looking at what I still have to achieve. Actually, I know what I want to do, so there's no point in just continuing to stare at it and only be frustrated with myself. Instead, I have created a bank of positive memories of what I have gotten right and one of the greatest ones was committing to blogging daily 5 years ago.
I've thought about all the success and happiness, the career and personal opportunities ... the countless gratitude that I have since I started and committed to blogging for just 356 days, initially.
It took effort, trust me. Yet, no matter what, I stuck to what I set out to do and I did it. If you know some of my story, you will know that I also blogged my way through a major back injury, when all I could move were my arms and I blogged on my phone, that someone had to put in my hands for me.
Well, that's commitment! That's commitment that I did and I know I can do again.
With taking the time to search through my past and collect these reminders, I am ready for a new year in my #ProjectMe journey.
Tomorrow my blog turns 5 years old. It's amazing to see that I set out to only do one year of daily blogging, to boost my exposure of the social media platforms and try find clients for Lifeology, while I blogged about the fundamental teachings of our products.
"Look at you now,"is what I have been saying to myself!!
I started my blog on the 1st January 2010 as a commitment and not a resolution. I started it to fulfill my life purpose and NOT to achieve a goal, which is one of the biggest lessons I have learned in this #ProjectMe journey and one that I truly hope to impart next year and in the years to come.
So, tomorrow, I will share my new commitments when I do a very special blog!
I'm wishing you a very happy new year and a very special message of thanks to you for reading, commenting, sharing and encouraging me to carry on ... not only blogging, but living Project Me ... because quitting is a daily option!