I made a little list this morning of all of my “new years resolutions”. Now, I’ve never really made resolutions in the past, I’ve always felt it to be pointless and pathetic, because it seems that by the time March rolls around we’re all back to our same old ways. Resolutions gone and forgotten about. But this year, I’m coming at it from a different perspective.
Looking back now, I realize that in past years (2012 specifically), I’ve gone into the new year with a skeptical attitude and negative outlook without even knowing it. This year is going to be different. I’m expecting big things from 2013 and you should too.
I’m finally in a place where not only do I WANT to be the best version of myself, but I’m in a place where I thrive. Where it’s actually possible. Where I’m excited to work harder, become more disciplined and lead by example. These are all challenging tasks, but by making my little list this morning, I gave myself permission to “shoot for the stars” I guess.
If you had told me a year from now that I would be where I am right now, back in Dallas, working full time for Madewell, living with my best friend (who just got ENGAGED) and excited about the future I don’t know if I would have believed you. 2012 was one of the most challenging years of my life, but I believe it was necessary for my growth as a person. Thats easy to say now, but I can’t tell you how many times this last year I told The Lord “There’s no way you can make this all worth it” and of course He proved me wrong. I met the greatest people in 2012, went on multiple adventures, spent time with my family, worked my butt off, and found a company I ENJOY working for. These are all great accomplishments, and I believe 2013 has even greater things in store.
Thanks for reading my serious New Years Day post. I promise I’ll be more consistent with this thing this year, most of 2012 was nothing I wanted to write about so that’s why my updates were few and far between.
Have a wonderful first day of 2013; be productive, go on an adventure, meet someone new, just do something exciting in general. HAPPY NEW YEAR!