New Year. No New Goals
2019 is finally here and my wall is full of goal posts (pun intended lol). Everyone is habitually sharing their goals and resolutions, while cheerfully optimistic about what this new year will bring. I feel like goal setting New Year’s resolutions is a socially-conscious, obligatory tradition.
In reality, New Year’s, holidays, birthdays, they all really just give us an excuse to do something or put something off until a certain date. The truth is we have 365 days every year to do the things that we say that we are going to do as our New Year’s resolutions, so there is really no reason to put it off. Don’t get me wrong, I too am happy to be alive and see a new year of opportunities. However, I guess I have a slightly unconventional approach and perspective. I am slowly realizing that it’s (life) not about new goals, rather it’s about continuous growth, elevating and moving towards the next phases and stages of my existing goals. So instead of making a list of New Year’s resolutions, I’m focused on growth, or as I like to call it: relentless continuous improvement (RCI).
Each year I’ve been growing and building, and I see life as a continuation of that process. Learning from my mistakes and success to hopefully live a life of even less mistakes and more success each year. I appreciate the idea that the idea of a fresh start, which can re-energize and refreshed your momentum… and maybe that’s really what it’s about. But, if that’s the case then I want to focus on just utilizing the marking of this new year as a tool to revitalize and energize me to make progress and do what I know I need to get done regardless of what part of the year I am in. EVERYDAY IS A DAY TO GET SHIT DONE.
I choose to be focused on growth and results, always and IN ALL WAYS. I am simplifying this new chapter in my life. I’m simply making an ongoing, living list of shit that I need to get done and or stay away from in 2019. And through these daily ongoing actions and choices, I hope to continue my quest to be the best and happiest version of me that I can be while positively impacting those around me.