Every December I read the same article by David Wong from cracked.com, 6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person, to get myself motivated for the new year and set goals. He originally wrote it in 2012, and since then it has received over 25 million views, and cracked.com has been reposting every year since.
The part that always resonated with me the most is this quote:
I’m asking what do you offer? Are you smart? Funny? Interesting? Talented? Ambitious? Creative? OK, now what do you do to demonstrate those attributes to the world?
That was my resolution from last year, more demonstrating. More submitting, more improving, more doing. COVID-19 really put a damper on my goals, but I tried to take small steps here and there.
One of my baby steps landed right, and two of my poems were published in an anthology earlier this fall. So that’s my resolution this year, to keep taking any little steps forward towards my goals that I can.
Do you have any big goals for 2021? Any small ones? I’d love to hear them!