Well 2015 is almost here – I love the beginning of a new year. It is a time to draw a line under the old year and any mistakes, mishaps or just about anything that was a bit rubbish. Draw a line under it, scrunch it up and throw it in the bin whatever you want to do just don’t let it occupy anymore space in your mind.
In years gone by my New Year’s resolutions have been about giving things up – alcohol, chocolate or sugar in my tea. But for the last couple of years I have been making my resolutions more positive and more proactive.
Some of my resolutions for this year are going to be:
Learn to knit – and by this I mean properly. I can knit and purl but that is about it. I would like to be able to make something wearable (even if it is only a scarf!)
Get some confidence – well act like I have some even if I don’t. All of us suffer from lack of confidence at some time or other but just lately I have been feeling like I am not good enough or lack skills to do the things I really want to do. I have a really important interview coming up soon and I would like to appear confident even if I don’t feel it. I have been looking around the net for some hints and tips but this needs further research I think.
Healthy Eating – larger range of meals – this resolution is as old as time. I joined Slimming World a few weeks ago and it is going really well. On top of the healthy eating I want to vary our meals. Just lately I have fallen into the trap of cooking the same few dishes that I know are healthy and quick to prepare (life has been very busy lately – that is my excuse and I am sticking to it haha!!) I have got a fabulous recipe book The Complete Vegetarian by Rose Elliot and I intend to cook more things from there. I also have a huge selection of recipes on my Pinterest board – I love looking for recipes and pinning them but that is a far as I get!! so I will be dipping to those for sure.
Be more Eco – I always try to do my bit for our fabulous planet such as recycle, reuse and reduce but want to look into making our home ‘greener’ I have been following a fabulous blog called ‘A Lazy Girl Goes Green’ for a while now and she has some fantastically easy ideas about being more eco friendly.
Work Hard – less procrastinating. If all things go well I am going to have a really busy year ahead of me (more on that at a later date) and I really need to get myself more organised. I think that this resolution is going to be the hardest one of all.
What about you? Do you make resolutions? what are yours? I would love to hear them.
I sincerely hope that 2015 is all that you want it to be. I know that for me 2015 is going to be the year that I tried really hard!! no half measures for me this year.
Have a great day.