This time of year people start talking about what they are doing for their new year resolutions. This isn’t a post about resolutions because I don’t do them. If you look at a dictionary definition of a resolution you will probably see a number of different meanings some of which are specialist terms in scientific and legal contexts and one which says something like ‘a firm decision to do something’. That definition of resolution is why I don’t make new year resolutions. My life over the past few years has meant that the idea of making firm decisions to do things is something I feel that just sets me up for failure. I prefer to set myself up for success. Instead of resolutions I have aims and intentions.
My intentions for the coming year are:
- to continue to support my kids, as they continue to grow and develop
- to continue to support other members of my family that need a bit of support
- to continue to learn how to ride horses
- to continue to write my book
- to try and write more blog posts
- to try and write a few articles for Pagan magazine and/or websites
- to knit more socks (I’ll probably knit other things too)
- to continue to take part in the support subgroup of the Autistic Allies Facebook group
- to learn more about horse care
- to learn more about the Riding for the Disabled Association and in particular the local RDA group in Glasgow.
I’m pretty sure I will be able to achieve all of these things in the coming year and hopefully more besides but I don’t as yet know what the more might be.