Let’s Revamp Your Resolutions

Posted on Jan 1, 2013

Unknown-1Last year at this time I asked you, “Is your resolution a revolving door?”

This year I am wondering if you have bothered to make one at all.

Personally, I don’t make New Years Resolutions for a number of reasons:

1.  Trying to make changes is more daunting after being out of routine.

2.  It is too acceptable to give up on a New Years Resolution.

3.  Resolutions usually involve change on the level of DOING and my “to do list” is already endless.

Last year, instead of making a resolution focused on the level of DOING, I decided to shift my mindset and work on the level of BEING. To do this, I followed the advice of a trusted mentor and chose ONE WORD to guide my efforts for a year. Choosing one word helped me to reveal what I really wanted to accomplish, not just the behavior I wanted to do. In other words, it helped me to uncover the why of my goals, not just the how

. Knowing the why deepened my intention. This doesn’t mean that I didn’t take action or I just sat around and waited for the law of attraction or universe to provide the outcome I was hoping for. By using this one word, I reminded myself of my intention and then acted.

The result? I made a lot more progress toward my goals by focusing on that one word than I ever did from making a resolution. Needless to say, I am in the process of choosing my new word for 2013. Are you ready to choose yours?

Click here for your Word of the Year worksheet.