Monday, December 31, 2012
Ya know, ya hear so much jibber jabber about new year's resolutions, but as we all know, most of those are complete failures. I witness it myself. January is a hotbed for energetic newbies at the gym hoggin' up all the good cardio machines, only to see them drop like flies in February. By March, the gym is back to the same hard core old timers. Unless you are willing to make a lifestyle change, it ain't gonna happen with a resolution to lose 20 l bees.
After many failed resolutions myself, I wised up several years ago and made new year's themes instead. I meditate on the theme as much as I can through out the year so it stays fresh in my mind. When your mind is set to a daily intention, you are more apt to bring about the action. And, I'll be daggone, this shizz really works!!! For instance, 2 years ago my theme was "git 'er dun in twenty, one, one". That encompassed a whole host of things from cleaning out messy closets, buying sexy lingerie, to checking off things on my bucket list. Last year my theme was "pursue what you are meant to do in twenty, one, two". I really focused on blogging and improving my writing style. As a result, I became more disciplined and comfortable with my writing, and I won a local blogging award.
This year I decided on "success will come to me in twenty, one, three". As I've gotten older I've redefined my meaning of success. When I was a young whipper snapper, I thought success was a mansion and a fancy schmancy car. However, success to me now means good health and happiness. Every day that I can get out of bed and exercise without breaking a hip I start chanting that famous cheer from my high school days, "S-U-C-C-E-S-S, that is how we spell success". Anything extra is the cherry on top of my sundae. Funny thing is, those cherries are startin' to pile up already so I better start chowin' down on my ice cream.
Seriously folks, give the theme a try. You can substitute any word in place of "success" this year for whatever you want to bring into your life. Perhaps it's love, good fortune, a new rack, a crack ho, whatever, there's no judgment here. Just be careful what you wish for, 'cause I hear them crack ho's are real crazy bitches!!!