Sunday, January 9, 2011

Resolutions...

I know I am late by a few days, but it seems like that time of year. The time of year when everyone is making list upon list things that they would like to do before the following year....a list of things they probably will never do, not even in ten years.

Lose weight, exercise more, stop procrastinating (but of course you will procrastinate and decide to stop procrastinating....tomorrow). Been there, done that.

I on the other other hand don't like to make resolutions, they don't cross my mind until everyone around me starts to talk about their own resolutions. I don't want to lose weight - to be honest, I don't have enough weight to lose anyway. I'd like to exercise more, but if I don't, it wouldn't bother me. Yes, procrastinating is something I would LOVE to stop doing, but lets face it...I'll probably continue to do that for a long time. I would like to be a better Muslimah (but this is a lifetime resolution).

You see the thing with resolutions is that you can't just have one. The reality is, we ALL need tweaking. We have MANY things to change...not just one. So I propose a new concept...instead of a new YEAR resolution...I propose we make a new DAY resolution. Every day..a new resolution. We change one thing everyday and each day we build on it.

I mean why wait a whole year to work on another improvement?

6 comments:

¤•˚Zαìήαβ˚•¤ said...

I totally agree! :]

Sara سارة said...
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Sara سارة said...

Assalaam Alaikum sis,

I think an every day resolution is so much more effective than simply trying (and often failing) at keeping new year's resolutions. I agree with you 100%!

Insha'Allah, all the best on the resolutions you keep. =)

Ali said...
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Ali said...

Don't you think that's too many resolutions to make since it takes time to work on them. I do see your point though =)

Salaam

Hamid said...

salamalaik!

Good idea!

Shukran for sharing.