One of my New Year’s Resolutions is to get back into doing my Gratitude Journal frequently. I still take stock in my head and say my thanks for my blessings to God, but it’s amazing how much putting it down in writing helps keep up an attitude of positivity.
One of my other New Year’s Resolutions is to maintain positivity in my life. As I’ve done in the past, that’s going to include using as positive language as possible. I haven’t always succeeded, but that’s why it’s a resolution and that’s why I try to back it up with taking account of all of the things I’m grateful for.
And for those with long memories who remember that another past resolution was to stop cussing… this year I’ve tailored it somewhat to “stop cussing when the children are around.” So far so good. It’s 8:48 AM on January 4th and I haven’t cussed at all this year, let alone in front of the children. Unless you count cussing that’s in your head. I haven’t cussed out loud. And I haven’t cussed in print either… at least not written while the children were in the room… that I recall…