It is the end of another majestic year and I am still in awe as to how quick and swiftly all of the time flies by. Honestly speaking, this post was meant to be published last year, that is at the beginning of 2016, but I had saved it as a draft for later, and look it’s 2017 already. Such shame to me. It’s been past a year and I’ve finally put it live now. I seriously want my life to get methodical and organized. No more of mess.
While it’s pretty common and easy for everybody to make a list of new year resolutions, it is equally hard to stick to the same and follow it sincerely. And I know what’s on your mind right now. You got it right.. I am such a kind of person who puts off everything until late. I make promises every previous night before the first day of the week to myself to start with simple little productive habits, but sheesh, it never happens.
Sooooo.. this new year, as a good head start, without impending, I thought of considering a few changes that I want to bring into my life. Changes for the good.. For this beginning, I want to grow and revamp myself all in all and be a better version.
Believe it when they say- you cannot love others when you do not love yourself. You just cannot. How is a person supposed to see the goodness, positivity and beauty in other things when he/she doesn’t see it in their self? It makes sense, right? Self-love is the term that beautifully defines what loving yourself is. It’s not about being narcissistic or self-indulged but giving yourself the love and care and living a life that truly shines from within.
Shooing off- negative talk about oneself, burdening oneself with all of the stress, blaming oneself, zero time and always thinking about others, feelings of inferiority, negative emotions and all others that are depriving me of a true happy life, this new year. Letting it all go.
I LOVE MY SELF. ❤
“Treat yourself how you would treat your beloved’s. You are special and one of a kind”. Check.
I had been procrastinating this for so long now and it’s terrible. Tbh, I do not want to be a fitness freak. Neither am I into any hardcore workouts- for personal reasons of course- and nor am I gonna follow any strict diet plans ever. But I think, in these times, it is necessary to attain a few habits of a healthier lifestyle that would help in keeping our body elements in balance.
Meditation/Mindfulness practice and Yoga has helped millions heal, both bodily and psychologically, and I am also looking ahead to carry out simple exercises and meditations at least for 15 minutes daily.
Isn’t five in the morning TOO early? I know I know, this sounds nearly impossible for us fellas but I’ll not shy away from trying. At least by 6. And you should not as well. Getting up early is absolutely good for mental and physical well-being. Also, morning time is known to be the best productive time. Did you know? All successful and famous people are early birds. It’s not about fate-destiny all the time, guys. Sometimes, it takes true dedicated spirit and tough efforts. Take cue from Tim Cook, CEO of Apple or our own great Bolly superstar, the Akshay Kumar.
Also, ever wondered how can some Grandma’s (even mine, it seems she hasn’t aged a bit since 2006) and Grandpa’s can be so fit and active even in their 70’s/80’s? Anyone? It’s because they follow the age-old system and not lazy like us. They get out of bed early and tend to be more active. Well, rising early is not that tough when you put a simple formula to it.
Going to bead early= Rising early.
I am gonna sleep early tonight. And be like Akki. Zzzzzzzzzz. 😛
“You are what you eat”. Check.
Bye bye junkies.
Hello fruits, fresh juices, nuts and green vegetables.
Learning and education never ever ends, you know. Never. We always think or might assume that our studies end then and there once we step out of our colleges or universities. We do right? It’s because the academic institutions has always limited us to bookish knowledge. I believe, knowledge and learning never ends there.
There’s so much more. From learning a new language, about a new culture to a new hobby or skill, there are plenty of things I can learn and perhaps turn out to be good at. In short, this is some next level coolness where you can impress people with your new skills and knowledge on endless things. Pa ra pa pa pa!
I am an AMBIVERT. Have you come across this word? It’s a term for a person who has a balance the of both an introvert and extrovert in their personality. I am one. I am not sure about what you think about me or perceive me as, but guys, let me tell you.. I love mingling. I love talking to people and making new friends. I am a pretty fun person to hang out with. We can get drunk and talk shit. Anytime. 😉 Well, it’s being amidst the people that you can learn so many amazing things and I believe in it.
Looking forward to meeting and befriending new souls.
Learn, talk, laugh, share and spend time together.
Let’s be friends? 🙂
Life is waaaaaaaay too short to just sit back home leisurely, watch tv and repeat that on loop every single day. I say, get out there, get some sun and chase little butterflies. I love being out. I’ve always loved to. And this year, I hope I go out more, explore and see new places and put on my adventure pants.
I am sure this would be on everybody’s list. Aren’t we all sucker for BOOKS?
‘Reasons to stay alive’ by Matt Haig is up on my list next.
What is yours?
It’s good and fun to chat and laugh with friends, read about something on the internet, watch videos, insta’s and fb’s etc.. but more than that it’s actually GREAT to get some space off that big virtual world we are living in. Trust me! I won’t say I am addicted to my phone when I compare myself to others, but to a certain extent I am. And I realize too much of digitization is bad. It cuts off us from the real world and also messes up with the sleep cycle. That is it. I am putting up a media curfew for myself where I’ll use my digital gadgets less and be present in the real more.
I seriously didn’t had the habit of writing diaries until my best friend suggested it. Once I started.. I was so lazy in keeping up with it, with like zero commitment and usually returned every 2-3 days to write. That way, I lost all the interest, patience, zest & everything else in between. Now, if you ask me, I don’t even know as to when was my last entry nor do I remember where I placed it. End of story. My life can’t get any crazier. This is it.
Sooooo.. lastly but not the least, I’ll be sitting down to journal with a fresh start, this year. I came across a fun new concept of keeping a journal lately, termed as ‘bullet journal’ which is basically a quick and easy to follow methods of journaling to keep your day to day activities in track. If not writing a diary, I can absolutely maintain a journal to make up my plans smooth with accordance for the upcoming year. Yaaasssss!!
Follow this link to a YouTube video if you’d like to keep one too:
HAPPY NEW YEAR GUYS.
I hope this year has something good and welcoming in store for each on of us.