Start By Having A Great December

Well folks, it’s officially December starting tomorrow. You don’t realize just how FAST the time goes until December hits, right? Then you think, WHOA! Wait a sec…where’d the entire year go??? That was FAST! Or at least that’s kind of what I tend to do. December is a HUGE month for me – not only because of the holidays. I do LOVE Christmas. We’re also a homeschooling family so December also equals, WINTER BREAK for me – yay! Another reason that December is so significant for me is that December is my              “Prep month” for kicking off a great NEXT year. Let me explain that a bit better. A couple of years ago this concept was introduced to me by Jody Moore. She said something like this: “If you want to have a great NEXT year – start by having a great DECEMBER”. The idea behind i t is to start before you’re fully ready. I used to wait for the “perfect moment” to start something new – January first was a big day for me because it meant that I needed to start my new goals/resolutions and inevitably something would come up (January 1st is a HOLIDAY btw – tough time to start anything new) – I’d be busy with family or whatever else was going on and I’d get sidetracked and not start – or forget to start and because it threw off my “perfect moment” I’d sometimes just quit. For example, I had this brilliant idea that I was going to focus on 12 areas of my life a few years ago. I was so excited. I called it the “Daily Dozen”. I can’t even remember now what they all were now. It was a very lofty goal to try to … Continue reading Start By Having A Great December