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Number 8, finding humour in resolutions.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

A Cape Breton writer (Lesley Crewe) offers her take on New Year's resolutions and I couldn't agree more. She suggests that for most of us our resolve to lose weight, join the gym , quit smoking, etc. will fly right out the window after the third major winter storm hits our region. Instead she suggests small actions; compliment a store cashier, park within the painted lines, feed the birds, don't call your kids when something is wrong with your computer, order something on a menu you have never had before, stop cursing and fund your next vacation from your swear jar, buy yourself some flowers. All good resolutions that bring a smile to your face and hopefully to others as well. Be happy and make others happy too. emoticon emoticon emoticon
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  • _RAMONA
    Well said! The thing about what she's suggesting is that positivity generates momentum in every area of life, so I think the more one is invested in small encouragements, the more one is invested in life worth living, and the changes take on a life of their own.

    ...and personally, I'd swear a lot less, if people would just park STRAIGHT within the yellow lines, LOL.
    (I swear everyone here has forgotten how to drive this winter)

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    170 days ago
  • KRISZTA11
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    Small positive actions we can do right now are more powerful than big goals we never start working on.
    171 days ago
  • ALOFA0509
    emoticon emoticon emoticon I could travel the world in 2018 with emoticon From the SWEAR JAR!!!! Haa emoticon emoticon
    171 days ago
  • TOWERGIRL_2018
    Oh dear, I could fund a very great vacation from a swear jar.........bad, but true! Liking Happy #8! emoticon
    171 days ago
  • JEANKNEE
    ... fund your next vacation from your swear jar ... emoticon

    Now, that one brought a smile to my face. emoticon
    171 days ago
  • ROBINVOTAW
    Great ideas!
    171 days ago
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