You know how when your kids are sick...you aren't allowed to be and then by the time they are well...you have run yourself ragged and you become so ill and tired that you can't function?
That's where I am right now. I'm down with the sickness.
Luckily, I worked on my 2011 Resolutions all last week so I was ready when the big day came. I'm ready to make some positive changes in my life and finally get my poop in a group.
We had Robert over for dinner last night and we were talking about Resolutions and iKeith told me that he thinks they are stupid and he's never made them. I resolved to make some for him. I came up with two:
1. Be more positive...stop being a glass half empty kind of guy.
2. Get up on time every day and stop being late for work.
He told me that I never meet any of my goals. This sent me into a rage! And I informed him that he didn't know a thing about me or my New Year's Resolutions and that he should shut the heck up. (my marriage resolution is not going so well as of this writing) He told me that no one ever succeeds with their resolutions. I told him there is a very good reason why that happens to some people but I'm not those people.
The key to meeting a goal is making small steps that are stepping stones to the goal.
I explained that just saying...I want to get married or I want to lose weight is never going to work if you don't take steps to make it happen.
I used HIS JOB as an example. I didn't just say Gosh, I'd be nifty if iKeith could get a job building Apple Apps. I found out what we needed to do to make it happen and I completed those steps!
I think he had a light bulb moment. Or at the very least...he'll stay off my back about my goals now.
Click HERE to see my goals for 2011.