In Honor of Year of the Monkey – New Year Thoughts and Wishes

…Maybe it is dreaminess that shoves us boldly to list resolutions that are ambitious. There is nothing wrong with ambition and the inspiration that drives it. And if you want another chance to make resolutions and change ambitions you can go for February 8, Chinese (Asian) New Year of the Monkey! … Continue reading In Honor of Year of the Monkey – New Year Thoughts and Wishes

New Year Thoughts and Wishes

Apprehension and disappointment are common and creeps in with the commitment and formal resolve to “keep” New Year’s resolutions. Eventually circumstances beyond our control occur or do not occur in the days ahead. How does a person deal with that? One helpful way to keep going in the face of challenges is to keep changing. Viewing every day as a New Year’s day – although that means every night could be a New Year’s Eve, but perhaps we should not get wasted and party till dawn too often – but if we do start anew every day we can change directions, start a new resolution or just keep going the way we have. This is a way to reduce the number of regrets we can accumulate that weight us down emotionally and intellectually. Continue reading New Year Thoughts and Wishes