What Are My New Year Resolutions 2018

What Are My New Year Resolutions 2018

Following my previous post on How to Stick to Your New Year Resolutions I am at my notebook today to “walk the talk”. By doing that I am tackling the first secret – Write Your Goals Down. Here is my list of New Year Resolutions 2018.

Practice Yoga

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I want to stay active and live a healthy lifestyle. I enjoy an hour of hot yoga on every Saturday and Sunday morning. Yes, I hear you – three times per week would be so much better. But I am being realistic with my time and other commitments. Hot yoga on the weekend seems to perfectly fit my schedule.

Learn Spanish

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As I mentioned in my previous post on New Year Resolutions, I commit to listening to Spanish podcasts and doing some Spanish Busuu application exercise during my train commute.  I did doze out while listening to Spanish podcasts on my train at the time I was super tired after work. But I still can say with confidence – I have been disciplined with getting my dose of Daily Spanish. On a side note, for all of other foreign language learners out there, I find Busuu application is one of the best for learning a new language. I am not being paid to write it here (I wish was though!)

Read a Fiction Book a Month

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We leave in the era of short attention span.  The shorter the message the more likely it is to come across. Of course, I am also guilty of mindless reading of short articles being suggested on Facebook. That is why my commitment is to start reading real books. I do listen to Blinklist audiobooks. Obviously, I cannot substitute real reading with listening to the summaries, and that’s why I have this goal on my list.

Continue Blogging

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Writing makes me happy and gives me a feeling of accomplishment. It’s surprising that I still need to be disciplined and constantly push myself to stay consistent with blogging. I have decided that Tuesday night after work will be my blogging night. Have a support buddy here who wants to stay consistent with their blogging as well will not hurt either!

Focus on the Present Moment

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We all know we live in the world of constant distractions in the form of social media notifications, messages, e-mails etc. I want to commit to being present more often and focus on what I am currently doing. I know I usually check my phone pretty often, well, constantly. I want to commit to not doing that while I am doing all the things that I listed above. My plan is to not to keep my phone close while blogging, reading a book, practicing Spanish. Well, if I attempt to check my phone while being in my Hot Yoga class I am afraid I may end up being kicked out of the class. I don’t wish for that to happen.

P.S: I also enjoy painting and I wanted to put it on my New Year Resolutions 2018 list. I want to be realistic at the same time. If after all of this I still have time to indulge painting, I will consider my secrets of sticking to New Year Resolutions the ultimate secrets of all times. And yes – I have already started doing all of them in December.

Featured image photo credit PixlArte Studio https://www.instagram.com/pixlarte/

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