This year’s most popular New Year’s resolution is “being a better person,” according to The Week. While this resolution is noble, it is fairly vague and broad. Maybe, when responding to the poll, people really did have some notion of how they would like to be and do better. And, yet, without a clear idea (or defined set of actions) for how to do thing differently in 2017, they may find themselves feeling like they’ve fallen short (again) at the end of the year.
Deep down, we do want to DO our best and BE our best.
You probably know, in an intimate, personal way how disappointing it is when you, or your family members, friends, or colleagues do or say something that isn’t a reflection of them at their best. (I know I do!) Often the actions and words are hurtful and destructive; fueling embarrassment and remorse once we (or they) come to our senses. [Read more…]