There are only two days in the year when nothing can be done. One is called yesterday and the other is called tomorrow.
– Dalai Lama
For many years, I wrote a list of New Years Resolutions every December. For many years, I failed to stick to them. The same thing happened every time: I’d look at the past year’s list, realize I hadn’t done any of that, make a new list, promise myself I’d stick with it this time, and fail to do so again. One year, I even made a spreadsheet to track my progress, week by week. One of the things on my list was to let go of something unpleasant that had happened the year before. It took me a while to realize that it was impossible to ‘let go’ of anything if I kept looking at a spreadsheet row that remind me of it.
This year, I only have one resolution. Well… two of them, but they’re a package deal: