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Happy 2012!

Happy New Year! I am so excited for 2011 to be over. It was a hard year for my family. I am going to make 2012 count. I have many New year Resolutions. I can't wait to get started!

What are your plans for the New Year?


  1. I'm starting out by decluttering people. I know that sounds strange, but I have a lot of people who are energy zappers and don't want to change, but want to take up my time listening to the same old problems but don't want to change anything. I have always had a sympathetic ear, and I now realize that you can speak the truth but not listen to it over and over again. So I'm going to stop answering the phone when it's those people and if they need something I'm going to set a timer for 10 minutes to get off the phone. I realize that a lot of my time has been wasted trying to help others who really don't want to be helped, but to keep the drama in their life.
    I've also lined up some simple sewing projects for my girls and made a list of every thing I cook, so that as they learn how to cook that meal on their own, with no help from me, I can mark it off. I can't remember what I've taught each one, so this will help me.
    I also want to learn how to use my pressure cooker. I know it'll save me time and heat in the kitchen in the summer if I can learn how to use it.
    I made a list of books I want to read. I have them, but haven't had the time to do it. So I've set aside 30 minutes a day to read. I can find 30 minutes!
    I always make a goals list and keep it by my desk so I see it often. If I don't see marks through things it'll make me pick up the pace. If it's on a list, it'll get done, so making a goals list works for me.
    2011 was one of the worst of my life, so I too am wanting to make 2012 count!!
    I hope your year is better as well.


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