Thursday, January 1, 2009

New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions (2009)
  1. Manage intense emotions using self calming and self soothing techniques
  2. Write a children's fantasy novel
  3. Pay off my debts
  4. Give up smoking
  5. Complete a TAFE course in Business Administration
  6. Gather more information about justice, mercy and poverty
  7. Develop good personal boundaries with famnily and friends
  8. Work consistently and reliably in the church office

Other Things I would like to try (2009)

  1. To make decisions using both my intellect and emotions ie not impulsively
  2. Rewrite my novel 'Julia, Unplanned'
  3. Write my memoirs
  4. Give more time and money to the church
  5. Clean the house regularly
  6. Exercise for at least half an hour per day
  7. Practice assertiveness
  8. Join Choir of High Hopes

Good Habits I am already developing

  1. A more positive outlook
  2. Regular writing activities
  3. Prayer and personal Bible study
  4. Healthier eating
  5. Being more loving and respectful towards my friends and family
  6. Exercising approximately three times per week

That's all for now. Happy New Year Everyone.

God Bless you all



  1. Hi Amber, they look like great goals. I was going to reflect on 2008 today but got too sleepy when i was going to do it.

  2. oh and i haven't made any resolutions yet - not that i usually do but sort of more like general goals. yvonne

  3. Hi Yvonne

    Thanks for your comments.

    Mine are both general and specific.

    God Bless