Soon we will put 2018 on our documents and it will feel new.
Why does the conclusion of one calendar for the beginning of another hold so much of our attention?
Why do we anticipate coming of a new year with such hopeful possibility?
Is this time of year more magical in its influence over us than any other time?
Reality exists in your mind before you will see it in your life.
We have nominated the coming of a new year as special in our culture.
We have decided to make it special.
The New Decision:
What if you didn’t reserve this positive outlook for one time of year?
What if you decided that every day you would feel the newness of the traditional New Years optimism?
Is it possible to think this way?
Here is the truth:
You can start every day with the same refreshed perception of your future.
It is as simple as deciding to practice being optimistic and energetic.
Here is the mindset:
Every hour is new.
Every day and every minute.
Why celebrate just once a year?
What good is it?
Why isn’t it enough to say we are always in a position to do what we want?
I believe it is enough and I believe you deserve to feel powerful every day.
The new year starts in September, March, April, January and other months depending on the culture you observe.
Do we magically change as a human that day?
No, we don’t.
We can be better as we go.
Here is a darker and more urgent truth about life:
The best New Years resolution goals live in the graveyard. Unrealized dreams because they were always put off for the new year.
You are alive.
Take a hold of your every day and race it until nightfall.
Take control of your goals by acting on them.
Know that a goal is just a dream unless you act.
The happiest I have ever been is now.
I am my own boss.
I own my decisions.
I accept the challenges that come as part of my journey.
I have decided not need a new year.
I have accepted being in a constant state of gratitude because it is the way to greatness.
I have no competition outside of myself.
I am in control of my journey because I can always make different decisions.
I steer the course.
Today and every day.
Soon we will put 2018 on our documents.
Happy New Years will be said.
Resolutions will be made.
Resolutions will broken…but not by you.