Ever think of looking at New Year’s resolutions a different way? I want to share this post on Writing Wranglers and Warriors by author Kathy Waller. It puts a different spin on an age-old tradition.
January 1 has come and gone, and here I sit with no long list of resolutions.
I swore off those things several years ago. They were always the same: lose X pounds, start every task early instead of late, keep a tidy house–I couldn’t say tidier, because it wasn’t tidy in the first place–sit less, move more, lose X pounds. And by the end of the January, I’d have broken them all, some because of my wicked, rebellious nature, and some because I forgot I’d made them.
Then I read these sentences by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman:
We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not…
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