So the New Year is upon us…well almost, and as we move into the beginning of a new decade it’s perhaps best to bid goodbye to things that didn’t work out for us.
Goodbye to hunting for the perfect diet and Hi to our new body– The decade promised us the perfect body just by following The Atkins Diet, The Grapefruit Diet, The Caveman Diet, The Ayurveda diet and so many more, yet all of them worked for some time, only to be replaced by the newer one .When we looked at the weighing scales and realized that the pounds came back faster than we dropped them and our perfect body was nowhere in sight, it’s perhaps time to drop these diets forever and change our mindset about the perfect body and embrace ourselves as we are-fat,thin,slim legs, chunky thighs, pear shaped bodies, tiny waists, big-boned and focus on just eating healthy and eating right. Eating healthy pretty much is quite dependent on common sense –don’t eat French fries as a snack but reach out for that apple-and just stop comparing yourself to anyone else because you are perfect in your own way.
Goodbye to others expectations and Hi to the actual you– When was the last time you actually spoke your heart out to your near and dear ones without sugar coating it? When was the last time you instagrammed a picture without photo shopping it?Isn’t it high time we start living our life on our terms rather than according to what someone else wants us to be. As Mark Twain said, “You wouldn’t worry so much about what people think of you, if you knew how seldom they do”. It’s fine to be tired and not be a supermom/amazing career woman all the time and if you want to quit a boring 9 to 5 job and follow a dream of being an entrepreneur go ahead and do it and while you’re at it go ahead and rewrite your life as you want it to be. You’ll be amazed by so many people who will accept and love you for what you are –the real you.
Goodbye to Toxicity and Hi to Positivity-I keep reiterating the importance of positivity because it’s something we tend to overlook. The toxic people in our life only corrode our happiness. Try spending some time with them and you feel deflated as though someone punctured the joy out of your life. I’ve stopped buying their excuses for their grim worldview and have only one mantra for them.
Eliminate them by the truckloads!
Goodbye to all Unhappiness and Hi to Happiness-Happiness is a state of mind and to achieve that there are so many tools like Meditation, Introspection and mindfulness. These help us to be on the path of long lasting happiness rather than a momentary joy. So use these powerful tools effectively to say hi to happiness and goodbye to unhappiness. That is exactly what the HAPPY in NEW YEAR stands for
Till next year-
HAPPY NEW YEAR and live life EmpressSize.