Here's a curious question that I thought of while watching the influx of people working out at the gym the other day:
Why do we have to wait until the New Year to start something new or change an old habit? The answer is we don't. As usual the gym was packed the day after New Years with people I had never seen before or people I hadn't seen in a long while.
I know we all get busy during the holidays but where were these people in November? October? or even September? Want to commit to trying something new? Want to change an old habit or create a new one? Don't wait. Start now. You'll get to your goal sooner. Get a jump on all those people waiting for the New Year. You can make a list of intentions any time. You can start your journey to kick on old habit any day of the week. If you consistently create goals or intentions in the New Year than go ahead and continue to do so. But if it's February and you haven't created a list yet, don't procrastinate.
Start in February. Maybe during the summer months you have more time on your hands. If that's the case, then commit to writing your list of intentions over the summer Do whatever works best for you but one thing I know . . . waiting will get you nowhere.Not having deadlines will get you nowhere.
So set a deadline for starting to chase your dreams now!