I was at the gym this morning and heard two retired men talking about how they were not looking forward to next week at the gym. Why? They chatted about how the New Year’s Resolution crowd would clog the gym for the first few weeks of January. I understood their comments. I realize that January will be a circus at the Hot Yoga studio, but thankfully when I work out on campus I am there too early for the students. It’s me, other staff, and the athletes.
I do not believe in New Year’s Resolutions. I understand that they are motivating for some people; however, I like to think that regardless of the month I have resolved to attempt to do better. This might include making sure that I spend more time with my loved ones or resolving to not take work home. I do believe in lists, though. I have monthly lists or sometimes even term lists of things to do. I actually stopped writing for a minute to print out my Jan 2011 to do list.