Are you for or against new years resolutions? I’m a bit torn, I think it’s great to have a time to review your previous year and work out what you want from the new year. I don’t however, see the point of waiting to start a resolution that you have made with yourself earlier in the year. You will never be motivated as much as you are when you first decide on the resolution.
It’s a bit later in the month (had my son’s 2nd birthday to attend to first) but here are the things that I want to get out of 2015.
This I actually decided and started this in mid-December. I made it through Christmas and Boxing Day okay, but started to waver in resolve with my husband’s birthday and new years. By the time Nick’s birthday was about a week away I gave up so I could just focus on his party. Once the party had finished, I took the rest of the weekend off and started up again on the Monday. Coming into a week now and feeling really good. Hoping my taste-buds have adapted and I have worked out all the sugar cravings.
Learn to Sew
I really want to learn how to sew my own clothes. I spent the last half of 2014 researching sewing, so this year I want to start trying to put something into action. We have a lot on this year, with building a new house, moving into said house, and just generally keeping up with a 2 year old. So I am hoping to make at least one item of clothing this year.
I love reading, so no surprise that I want to read more! I’m going to try and see how many books I can finish this year. Again, with so much on, I would be reading less than I would like, but if I could finish at least one a month I will be happy.
I love baking but I am on my health kick, so for a while I want to learn new healthier recipes.
Last year I started to teach myself the piano. I got C position, melodic and harmonic intervals and the C, G7 and F chords down pat and just started learning the G position and sharps. I hope to continue this and get better and better.
Most importantly, Lots and Lots of Fun Stuff
Now two, Nick is in a really fun stage. His world is opening up and he is really starting to take notice of what’s happening around him. I want 2015 to be full of fun activites, games and outings.
Those are my resolutions. I’m trying to keep it small, simple and realistic. What are yours?