These are my personal resolutions for 2013.
Sick of the "r" word already? You'd be in good company. Statistics show that by January 20th 92% of us will have abandoned our lofty aspirations to settle for another year of disappointment. The main reason being that most people set impossibly lofty goals for themselves, which does little more that sabotage any chance they may have of succeeding.
The goals I set for myself in 2013 are nothing more than a continuation of what I started in 2012. The only difference being I now have my readers to hold me accountable.
This year more than ever I'm going to be very choosy, and hopefully savvy, about what I buy. I did a little post-holiday shopping and managed to score several tanks and tunics at 60-80% off, including several in 2013's color of the year, emerald green. I also found some great and distinctive looking summer converse lo-tops for 50% off. I'll show you my purhases as the weather permits my wearing them. But my best find by far is pictured below.
When you see a sign that says, "Final, Final, Final Clearance" you don't just walk away from it! I got a pair of fisherman's cable ivory boot socks, two pairs of violet knee socks, and one pair of raspberry tights for $8. The tights are control top so I can work towards my "stay fit" resolution - which we'll talk about later this month - every time I put them on (which will be a 20 minute aerobic workout).
There is a world of difference between being resolute and being perfect. Perhaps this is why people give up on resolutions so easily. They either expect perfection from themselves or from the circumstances around them. I have news for you. You aren't perfect, and the road to seeing your resolutions through to fruition isn't, either. In the end it all comes down to what you're willing to do; your resolve to resolve your own problems. However, just because you have to do the heavy lifting doesn't mean you have to do it without a spotter. I'm committed to lending my support and encouragement to any of you that need it. All you have to do is ask.
What are you going to accomplish in 2013, and how can I help?