I know, it’s about to be 2019 and there are so many that will run out this month to buy gym memberships or to join a weight loss group, and most will not stick to this 2019 resolution. Why? Because it lacks the appropriate reflection and planning time.
So before you go out and buy yourself a membership somewhere or commit to joining a weekly group of some sort, why don’t you spend some time reflecting on 2018.
Here are some questions to assist you in your 2018 Reflection:
Here are some questions to assist you in your 2019 Planning?
I’m a person who thrives on clarity and planning. Some of the best years of my life have happened because I’ve taken myself through the above type of process. It’s worth it!
I’ve mentioned this before, but I use the bullet journal method. Plus I add a few spreads into either my paper or digital journal that are helpful to me. For example, I always monthly creat habit tracker for the things I’m committed to doing. So, at the end of each day, I will check off whether or not I’ve done the things I wanted to daily do. It works amazingly well! I also create a book reading log to track the books I’ve read and a Saving Log.
So before you go out and attempt to make 2019 New Year’s Resolutions that you will never stick to, give yourself the gift of reflection and planning. You’ll be much better set up for success in your life if you do!
I’d love to hear your reflection and planning process. If you’ve got a series of questions you lead yourself through, feel free to post them in the comment section below or email them to me, Carmen, at email@example.com.
The Reverend Carmen Kampman is a woman on the road of leadership. Ordained with the PAOC, she is a steward of God’s call to women in ministry. She is on staff at Horizon College & Seminary and a graduate student in the Masters of Leadership program at Briercrest Seminary.