Help! It’s January 3rd, and I don’t know where my New Year’s Resolutions are.
Usually, I have exactly three resolutions selected by the last week in December, though I’m only using the word “resolutions” because of the new-year context. I always choose three concrete goals–like break 1:45 in a half-marathon, or have more money in savings at the end of the year than I had at the beginning–because then I know whether I succeeded or failed.
Resolutions like “eat better” or “read more” are too vague, and you can fail at frequency-based resolutions like “eat a big salad for lunch every day” or “read a book a week” before January is even over.
But this year, I’ve got nothing. And it’s partially because I have too many things I want to do. Continue reading