I'm also one of those people who likes to make new year resolutions. And I basically never ever keep them. Usually, I fail on the very first day of the year. Because, yanno, my resolutions tend to fall into the "be healthier!" or "clean more!" categories--but, remember, I've spent the previous night out on the champagne train. Which means there's no cleaning in my future--heck, I'll spend all day on the couch. And as for being healthy? Well... We all know the fast food I'll chow down on all day doesn't count. Fail and fail.
This year will be different though. There will be no all-night champagne train because I happen to be growing a baby girl in the old tummy, and I'm pretty sure chugging champagne is frowned upon while preggo. Plus, my taste buds seem to have been wiped out and replaced with an alien's, as the thought of champagne makes my stomach heave.
Um, but where was I going with this?
Oh yeah. So, see, while my resolutions remain to be healthier and to clean more (I mean, those ARE good habits to be in before a baby takes over my life forever), my MAIN resolution for the new year is this: be more easy going. Because I have this tendency to need to control everything in my life. And when things don't go the way I
Especially with my husband and closest family--who happen to be the people deserving kindness from me the most! From now on, I resolve to relax and stop trying to control everything--and to treat those around me with a deeper kindness when their plans differ from my own.
So I guess my point for today's post is this: Tomorrow begins the new year. A fresh start. What change(s) can YOU make to allow kindness to slip more often into your words and actions?