As the New Year is begins we focus on new goals and resolutions.
According to the dictionary a resolution “is a firm decision to do or not to do something”. Like many over the years I have made several resolutions (weight loss, financial, etc.) and sadly stuck to none. I can only blame myself for not being realistic, not being motivated, and just giving up.
This past year was an eye opening experience for me.
I realized that I totally let myself go (physically, mentally, and spiritually). I’ve lost my identity, my worth and my love for myself. One of the biggest struggles in life is the struggle to know, embrace, and accept ourselves with all of our imperfections and faults.
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it. – Author Unknown
Now don’t get me wrong, I am a mother of four and have no intentions on “jumping ship”, I just need to think of me more often than none. I stopped caring and traded my well-being for the well-being of others.
I am making a firm decision for 2016 and beyond to choose me!
I choose to become more mindful of my thoughts, feelings, and behavior. To become familiar with my vulnerabilities as well as my strengths and milestones, and most importantly to love myself for both.
I have committed to finding my happy place by creating a personal affirmation:
Have you created a personal affirmation for the New Year?