I am not so big on resolutions because they always tend to bring out my inner "should" lady (not because I'm perfect already).
You know, as in:
You really should be nicer to others.
You should get more exercise.
You should lose ten pounds.
and on and on and on...
That inner lady really bugs me sometimes. Still, it is that time of year and old habits die hard.
My intentions are good; my resolution, my on-going determination, often falters.
So this year, 2012, I am making only one resolution and that is to be kinder and gentler to others AND to myself.
This morning, I went to the small gym at the club house and worked out for 30 minutes. It felt good and I intend to make regular use of the workout equipment because it makes me feel stronger and healthier. And sometimes I won't feel like exercising and that judgmental inner "should" lady will nag at me, but I will just thank her for her concern and decide for myself whether or not to exercise that moment or make a plan for another time.