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I've never been one to make New Year's resolutions. For starters, I'm not motivated enough to care that deeply. For two, I'd just end up quitting them by February. And, for three, I don't see why people don't just start with what changes they want to make, rather than wait till the new year. #JustBeingHonest
But this year, it's different....at least for now. I did make some New Year's resolutions and I'm gonna give them my all. Hold me accountable, will ya?!
1. It's Not About Me - I listened to a church sermon the other day that really struck a chord with me. If I go through life without entitlement and selfishness and instead desire to serve others, my life will be changed and so will other's lives. It's easy for me to do a favor for a friend or help if I'm in the mood. The same usually can't be said otherwise. Jesus didn't die on the cross for himself; He died on it for others. In the same matter, I shouldn't make my life all about me.
2. Get My Mental Status Back on Track - 2016 was a hard year for me. My mother's death affected me more deeply than I thought it would. I kinda went off the deep end there for a while. I ended up being put on meds and seeing a counselor. But the meds weren't my cup of tea. Neither was the counselor. I was on the Bipolar Roller Express. I just started new meds last week, so wish me luck! I've never been normal but I want to get back to MY state of normal. I refuse to let depression define me and, like a Phoenix, I will rise out of the ashes. (cue the Rocky music).
What are your New Year's resolutions?