I started the year, as many people do, with thoughts of New Year’s Resolutions.  I must admit that, for a variety of reasons, I am not a fan of these lists.  For one thing, life is constantly changing — things happen, priorities shift — and I don’t see how a list of resolutions made in January could possibly remain relevant past February.  And for another thing, I think that our Inner Critics use these lists like a weapon to beat the self-esteem right out of us.

My first resolution of the year was to find a better way to set New Year’s Resolutions.

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