By Lisa Murphy
The New Year is fast approaching, but instead of talking about the resolutions we all plan to make, I want to flip the script a little bit and talk about what prompts these resolutions.
Why do we need to resolve to do anything in the first place? If we want to lose weight, quit smoking, take piano lessons or start blogging more (ahem), why don’t we just do it?
Laziness is one factor obviously, and lack of time can be a factor as well. But look at it this way. When you’re dating someone who is really interested in you, he/she, no matter what, will make the time to see you and will put the effort in to maintain the relationship.
The same is true with hobbies and interests outside our regular routine. If you really want to do something (like plant a garden in your back yard) you will make the time and you will put the effort in to do it. So why do we feel the need to make resolutions every year, what’s really holding us back?... Read More