I usually start the year off with a bang, diving quickly and fully into the long list of whatever resolutions and goals I have set for myself. Maybe because New Year’s Day fell on a Friday, or maybe because the kids were still out of school a few more days, I decided to go more slowly this year. I wanted to be thoughtful and meaningful with my goals and plans. I wanted to rest more. I wanted to process. And really – does anyone start a healthy eating and exercise plan on a weekend?
I’m feeling the same with my writing. I have a short list of posts I’d like to get out, but when I sat down to write on any of those topics, nothing came out. I decided I’m going to be mindful. I’m going to be deliberate. I’m going to be thoughtful. I know I also need to work on engaging with other writers. So for a few days, I may just be reading, fully and deliberately….reading and commenting and thinking.
Happy New Year!