It’s nearly the end of January, the month in which you probably began with the intention of making significant life changes. Where do we stand with that?

I really hope that you’ve decided to go in a new direction this year. one that acknowledges your actual existence and allows you licence to include more of the things that bring more shine to your life. Or did you really want to spend another year slogging through the aspects of the job that you detested?

It is never too late to switch things up, even if you are still working off the list that says “consume more wheat germ.” As I test out a few unique strategies, evaluate their performance, and make necessary adjustments, I am continually honing down on the things that I would want to have more of in 2022.

New Year Resolution

On my list:

  • Drinking tea every morning. Coffee makes me too jittery, but green or white tea gives me just the right oomph, and oooohhh, the aroma. Much more beguiling than water, and I’m still getting hydrated.
  • Writing thank-you notes to the peeps I love. A dear friend sent me this article about attorney John Kralik who decided to write one thank-you note a day for a year during a tough time in his life. I’m not keeping score, but I am sending little love notes out every week, and I’m surprised at how much I love this practice of telling people that I treasure their lives.
  • Funny movies. Hot Husband and I are hauling booty on some projects at home, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed. I’m trying to watch films that make me laugh so I can get out of my head for a bit. Would love to hear your recommendations!
  • Getting outside. I live in Big Sky country, which means I can see mountains and trees from my window. I can get so focused on what needs to be done in the house that I forget to enjoy the glittering snow, the smell of the air, and the light changing on the slopes. It matters.

 So go for the happies. And let me know what’s on your list!