Trouble setting goals for the new year? Do this instead.

Trouble setting goals for the new year? Do this instead.

The beginning of each new year was always a shining beacon of hope for me -- This year will be different! I'd set goals and actually achieve them! That hope always fizzled out, courtesy of a total inability to stay on course.  Everyone else seemed capable of working in a linear fashion towards a goal… why couldn’t I? The clue [...]

Why New Year’s goals and resolutions don’t stick (and what to do instead)

Why New Year’s goals and resolutions don’t stick (and what to do instead)

From the archives, a post I wrote in January 2020 that's still very relevant! Every year on New Year's Day, I would retreat and spend the day journaling to rehash all the things I hadn't done the previous year, and set goals that I failed to keep for the next. After a few months, I'd [...]