Some thoughts for the New Year

Happy New Year!

I’ve been spending my last few days of vacation thinking about how to make 2009 a good year. I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions, to me they set you up for failure at worst and at best make the things you should be doing anyway seem all the more burdensome. My birthday also falls into this time of year, so for me it’s a good time to reflect on what’s working, what’s not, and what needs to change.

So rather than build them up with a high level of expectation as “resolutions,” I simply think about positive ways to improve my life and then do them. Continue reading