I’ve pretty much given up on making New Year’s resolutions. I guess with advancing age (and wisdom?) has come the realization that less is usually more. That said, I’m happy to share my new year’s resolution illustration! As you’ll see, it’s semi autobiographical and not without a touch of humor. Also, if you read to the end of this post, you’ll learn the one word that I’ve chosen to be my 2022 mantra.
New Year’s Resolution Illustration
A few years back, I really enjoyed reading Jennifer Scott’s book Lessons from Madame Chic. In particular, I was captivated by the idea of the 10-Item Capsule Wardrobe. Accordingly, I purged my wardrobe of a lot of unworn and ill-fitting clothes. Naturally, I imagined that this would be me each day…
Fast forward a few years and a pandemic later…
And I’ve discovered that I don’t need a 10-Item Wardrobe. In fact, my uniform of late has been, well, this:
Want to know how to accessorize the Three Item Wardrobe?
In my case, it’s with these two “accessories.”
And now, a bonus tip for surviving and thriving in 2022?
Why not do like I did and sit quietly for a minute or two while you let your mind ponder the one word that feels like it could be a beacon for your soul. There are no right answers, but you’ll know when you find the word that resonates the most with you.
Me? I settled on Gratitude.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.Melody Beattie