With 2017 rapidly approaching, New Year’s resolutions are the most common topics on the agenda. Usually, it’s the same story: the resolutions are set for January 1st. While the rest of December is spent living the last amount of time indulging. This isn’t a bad thing; sometimes we need to celebrate the end of something to make room for new beginnings.
But why wait to begin your resolution on January 1st? It is possible to begin the process of change in your life now. By taking baby steps you’re already planting those seeds for the first day of the New Year.
When it comes to new beginnings, many of us ask too much of ourselves and expect results too quickly. This very attitude often keeps us from reaching our desired outcome. Too much pressure too fast is a recipe for disaster and disappointment.
By taking small steps, we eliminate the chance of taking on too much at once. For example, if you want to start eating healthy, there’s no need to wait until 2017 to begin. You can eat one healthy meal a day, even during this time of year. It doesn’t have to happen all at once. Think of this as tending to a plant; watering and pruning as necessary for growth and strong roots.
That being said, this is a time to usher in the New Year – to release the events of the latter and bring in the new. Celebrate festively and take the steps of aligning with your desired resolutions.Set your intentions for the New Year as you pop the cork! It is possible to have the best of both worlds and your bubbly too!
Happy New Year!