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Running Streak – Week 1 check in

Good morning! And congratulations on making it through the first week of the New Year! How are you doing on those resolutions?

Outside of my running streak, I haven’t really spoken much to what my other resolutions for this year are. I have a few that are personal that I will leave off of the blog for now. But I do want to share one other resolution of mine. This year I am going to make the effort to start being more honest with myself and others around me. I spend a lot of energy trying to please others, and I’m learning that it is usually not worth it. Have you experienced this? I waste a lot of time stressing over what others are going to think of decisions I make for myself. When I say ‘others’, I’m talking about people who I love. And I’m realizing that if I love them, and they love me, then it should not matter what decisions I make for myself. So that’s where I’m at. Like anytime we try to adjust our thought patterns, this is not going to be easy; but I believe it is manageable.

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OMG the world didn’t come to an end – so whats in store for 2013?

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. ~ Oprah Winfrey

Oprah is right about one thing, beginning a new year is always an exciting moment. Resolutions are fantastic if you have something that you really want to change about yourself, for example to quit smoking or to be a better friend. However, at this point in my life I am truly thankful for the woman who I am, and I am at peace with the natural life changes I am going through. I have found that resolutions often go unaccomplished and are forgotten about the moment things start to get rough. I do want to take this time though to reflect on some of the lessons I learned in 2012, and to layout my goals for 2013.
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