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New Years Resolutions

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Ah, the new year. I look forward to this time, it's a wonderful way to just refresh and start again. The new year brings hopes and anticipations and of course, resolutions. We all make them, every year, same old same old. "Fitness" "Being a better me" "Working on relationships" whatever they are for you. Then and soon as January passes, we let them go slack. Well, I personally have made it a pointed determined decision in my mind to NOT do that this year. I AM going to stick to my plans and resolutions. Yes, yes, I know we all say that every year too. "This is going to be my year!" yeah yeah yeah. Well, I want to give you a few practical ways to actually stick to your goals this year.

1. Expect difficulty. This sounds easy, right? But one of the main reasons we give up on our goals so quickly is we screw up once and then give up on the entire resolution. For example, say I want to eat healthy this year and then I go and have a total cheat da…

And Now I Do What's Best For me

Today I had to make a hard decision that affected me and my happiness. I had been thinking about it all week and I just felt like I had to do what I knew in my heart I needed.  I've been going through a lot recently. To explain a little of my life so as not to bore you, I am an actress and a dancer and a crazy theatre person. I've been doing theatre with my independent troupe for nine years now, i choreograph our musicals and I directed our fall play this year. I also did a ballet in the fall and today I was going to audition for our one-act ballet that my dance studio does in the spring but I, needless to say, had a breakdown and just couldn't do it. I need a break. I knew I had been pushed to my limit emotionally and physically. I couldn't do it. And so even though I knew I might regret it, I made the decision not to do it. I didn't make a brash, all of the sudden decision. This thought had been weighing on my mind all week. I knew what I had to do and I felt lik…