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Usually around this time of year I post something about making new year’s resolutions. Most of the time I’m an advocate for NOT making resolutions because I believe that by so doing, you’re setting yourself up to fail which creates undue stress. I mean, let’s face it, keeping your resolve for 365 days is an astounding feat. Which is why we start making excuses for not doing what we “resolved” we were going to do. (more…)

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Photo courtesy Google Images

Photo courtesy Google Images

I don’t know about you, but I like to start the new year with a clean house, free of holiday debris and quickly-getting-stale cookies. January 1st is like a clean slate to me, a time to create another year, hopefully better than the ones before.

I make efforts to de-Christmas my house starting New Year’s Eve, culminating in a final big rush of cleaning and laundry on New Year’s Day, so that on January 2, I’m ready to start putting new stuff on my clean slate.

How about you? Do you like to prolong Christmas into the new year or start the new year unadorned with holiday glitz? There’s no right answer, so feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below. I love to hear from my readers.

Word of the day and fun facts about me will return next year.

Happy New Year!!

Original post by Jansen Schmidt. Photo courtesy Google Images.

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