If 2013 was not exactly your idea of a great year, I hear ya! I will probably forever remember 2013 as the single worst year of my life. But the good news is that today is the beginning of a whole new chapter.
Want to lose weight? Me, too!
Want to get healthier? Me, too!
Want to spend more time with loved ones? Me, too!
Do you have career and personal goals? Does it feel like you’ll never reach them? I hear ya!
I really need to lose about 15 pounds. A few months ago I moved into the “overweight” category, and although it’s tempting to just blame it on aging, I’m not planning to take the easy way out. I know that I’ll feel better if I can give my back and knees the gift of not having to carry around an extra 15 pounds.
As you read this, I’m already hard at work on that third goal. My daughters and I are on a “girls only” vacation while my husband and son are taking care of the farm.
Years ago I heard someone say, “The biggest enemy of a great life is the good life.” And it is so true. Most of us have a good life, and sometimes we use that as an excuse not to try so hard to achieve our goals. If you have ever said, “Oh, I don’t really need that. I have a good life,” ask yourself why your life can’t be great.
Remember, you are the author (and producer, publisher, and director) of your life. If you haven’t already thought about how you want to make 2014 bigger and better than ever … then take a moment to write down a few of the things that you really want to do this year.
One of my career goals for 2014 is to continue working on this blog to make it a reliable source of information for you on living a cheaper, greener, happier, healthier life. We’ll continue with the regular Monday, Wednesday, Friday posting, and we’ve decided to continue the “Did you know …” columns, but we’re going to expand them beyond goats to talk about chickens and other livestock and even healthy living tips. If there is anything you’d like to hear more about, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comment section below.
Here’s to a magnificent 2014!
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