Why I’ve Been Afraid of New Year’s Resolutions

In fear of the G-word

Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash

As a rule, I don’t set goals or make New Year’s resolutions. Since I was a little girl, I’ve wondered why I should bother. One way or the other, I knew I wouldn’t be able to achieve them, so why go through all the time and trouble? I didn’t realize it for a very long time, but I’ve spent my life afraid of the word “goal.”

--

--

--

Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

How Martial Arts Impacted My Thinking

How to Stay in the Game When Life Throws You a Curveball

7 Types That No One Takes Seriously

Is Ignorance a BLISS???

Thinking more (DT30)

The Evaporation of Fantasy

Put on your own oxygen mask first

New Year 2022 Resolution Ideas! What are your New Year resolutions?

New Year 2022 Resolution Ideas! What are your New Year resolutions?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
AJ Wood

AJ Wood

Good work! You’ve found my personal journal. I tell the truth here, and I find the process incredibly healing. You might too. So go ahead. Take a peek.

More from Medium

Lesson 3: Change the way you look at things and what you look at will change.

Your Cheat Sheet To A Successful 2022!

The art of setting goals

Perfectionism Is Just an Undo-able Habit