Resolved!?

Strangely, I have heard the word ‘Resolution’ only around New Year’s Day. For the rest of the year, people use words like – Aim, Promise, Decision and Aspiration. Why is that? Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution that you kept? I have made resolutions that I’ve kept and some that I have not but none of those were made on the New Year’s Day. Here are a few:

  • Reading books regularly – Resolved
  • Getting up early – Not resolved
  • Being more active socially – Not resolved
  • Saying NO to online gaming addiction – Resolved
  • Not being perturbed all the time – Resolved
  • Doing exercise – Not resolved

I read somewhere, if you do something for 21 days straight; it tends to become a habit. Don’t know how true, but it sure does apply to me. One small example would be, brushing teeth before going to sleep. I tried the 21 days formula, and now I do it daily, ok almost daily. 😛 So, if you have a resolution that you haven’t broken yet, and you are reading this post before 21st January, try to keep it for a few more days. May be, it would just work out. And if you don’t have one but want to do something, this is the time. Decide and act on it.

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Swati Saxena

Ex-accountant. Now traveling, reading, writing and working in Rural India. Love paper crafts. Can walk miles for great coffee!

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