Our Story Begins:
One year ago I made a very strong pronouncement: I hate New Year’s Resolutions.
So with a year under my belt and my life getting into less of a grind than it was 365 days ago will I have changed my mind at all?
My reasons for hating resolutions have not changed from year to year. Resolutions are simply asides we tell ourselves and most of us have absolutely no intention of actually keeping them. Why? There’s really no literal consequence to breaking them. I know that. You know that. So why do we do them? To make ourselves feel better?
To me the better option is to make a promise for something and then look back at whether you fulfilled that promise. Promises are hard to break; not to yourself but to those who love you. I have the fortunate (or perhaps unfortunate?) situation of knowing exactly what I pledged last year because I posted it here.
So how did I do? You be the judge: