Daily Archives: January 1, 2015
Everyone loves the new year. The time when they can start fresh and make new year’s resolution that most of us can’t finish. But for me, new year isn’t just the time to do better. It is the time TO BE BETTER.
We all made mistakes in the past year or years before, but the coming of a new year inspires people. Inspires them to change for the better and take on the challenges that life has to offer. But the inspiration that some people feel lasts only for a month or two. And it’s just sad to think that they quickly lose the motivation to be a better version of themselves. That may also be the reason why most of us can’t fulfill our new year’s resolution.
What we need is a correct mindset. A mindset that not only motivates us, but can influence other people. The trick is that we need to have a positive outlook, but also keeping in mind the obstacles that will come our way. Keeping that mindset despite the negative things other people throw at you will make you a better and happier person.
If there may come a time that you feel that you can’t resolve a problem or experience unexpected twists and turns, just trust Him. Have faith and always remember that He knows the plans He has for you. The challenges that you will experience will turn you into a better person.
As for your new year’s resolution, don’t list things that you promised to do in the past years. Start from small things. If you want to be fitter, don’t say “I’m going to exercise for 1hour everyday” or “I’ll eat less” because you know to yourself that you can’t. Instead, say that you’ll exercise for 20minutes a day or you’ll eat less unhealthy food. If you want to get good grades, don’t say “I’ll study harder”, but say “I’ll study better”. Some say that studying for 50minutes with a 5-minute break in between is an effective way of studying. Or start a study group. Studying in groups can help you better understand the things you need to learn.
Achieving small things leads to achieving bigger things. And for me, that makes you a better person.
But remember that even if it’s not the start of a new year, you can still make a fresh start. Change is a slow process and if you are determined to be a better version of yourself, you won’t mind how long it will take because in the end, you know it will be worth it.
Have a blessed and prosperous new year everyone!