New Beginnings

It’s hard to believe that it’s already the end of January, a whole month in the new year gone already.

New Year’s resolutions? Say what? For many of us, those came to an end weeks ago, and that resolve was replaced with guilt and a sense of having failed, a feeling that we’re incapable of achieving goals because we’re losers with no discipline.

That’s why I hate resolutions. There’s so much pressure put on us to be the new and improved version of ourselves just because the date changes on the calendar signifying the beginning of a new year.

So, if you’re beating yourself up that you’ve already broken your New Year’s resolution and you think that you’ve lost momentum, here’s some quotes to inspire you, to spur you on to go forward, to try again, to reach for your goals and achieve your dreams.

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect. -Alan Cohen

The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can. -Mike Dooley

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. -Henry Ford

Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do. -Liz Smith

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember. -Anne Sullivan

The beginning is always today. —Mary Wollstonecraft

The best is yet to be. —Robert Browning

So, feel better now?

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