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PUSH HARD! But be gentle…

I didn’t intend to write another post about goals, but the Universe has sort of bopped me over the head with a certain message the past week and I thought it was worth sharing.

The first hint was when I missed my scheduled blog post on Monday.

I have a plan to post at least twice a week in one of the following categories: Magic Monday, Writing Wednesday, or Fiction Friday (with whatever else I’m inspired to blog about on other days).  So this is my WW post.  I’ll bring it back around to writing (sort of).   With it being the first full week of January, I was also going after my other goals with gusto, like keeping up on chores, cooking all my meals, working out every day, and hitting my 12K step goal on my Jawbone.  Something had to give.  Isn’t that the way it goes?  Especially if you have a to-do list a mile long.  We all have a tendency to over-extend.  A lot of people choose the New Year as a launch pad for a major lifestyle overhaul.  That fails 99 times out of 100, because, well… it’s impossible.  While you’re trying to change your life, life still happens, so if you take on too much, you’re probably just going to get exhausted and give up.

Cue the second hint.
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