Happy New Year!

Happy New Year my friends!!

Well, with the beginning of a new year, I am working hard to stay on track with my writing and part of that is with blogging. And yet, it isn’t a resolution.

Um, ok.

Let me explain. I don’t believe in resolutions. For reals (go read, I’ll wait).

I believe in goals and action. Period.

Now, does this mean I am always great and meet every goal. Not so much. But I have a lot more success because I come up with plans. Resolution just implies something that will fall by the wayside in a few days. Heck, even if you make it a few weeks (which I NEVER have in my life), you are still not setting yourself up for success.

Take my weight loss for instance. During 2011, I lost 60 pounds. I haven’t blogged about it yet (it’s come, I promise!), but I did it. And let me tell you, success breeds momentum.

So, what are your goals for next year and how will you get there?

Here’s a few of mine:

  • Blog at least 1 time a week
  • Have new book outlined (completely) by June
  • Improve running (look for a MomFit post with the specifics)
  • Be more organized around the house (look for a post)
  • Cook more (you know what I’m going to say here…)
  • Be more patient with my ADHD kiddos

Here’s a few people who agree with me regarding goals vs. resolutions:

Why You Should Set Goals Not Resolutions for 2012 – Tales From The Nursery

This New Year Set Goals Not Resolutions – Studenomics

Creating the Fitness Habit – Zen Habits (if you don’t read this site, start. Now.)

So, what are your goals for the year? And more importantly how will you get there? Share below and let me know if you want to see my plans for the year!

Who's that Spartan doing tai chi? It's me! It's me!

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One Response to You say you want a resolution? Well, I don’t

  1. Darcy says:

    Thanks for referencing my post! I have a ton of goals! Losing weight is definitely one of them.

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