Ah, we made it to the first weekend of 2016! Are you exhausted from the holidays, or feeling renewed with the changing of the calendar?
I’m a little bit of both, but mostly, I’m welcoming 2016 with open arms. 2015 was unbelievably busy, and I like the comfort implied in the even-numbered years. Quite a few things are already on my 2016 calendar that I’m excited about. I have two books coming out in less than two weeks, plans for more, conferences to attend with writer friends, and my own list of books by other authors that I’m looking forward to reading. (Including Lee Child’s upcoming 2016 novel, Night School!)
Even though I know good things are on the horizon for this year, I like to reign in my optimism when it comes to New Year’s resolutions.
So, I have an idea. Instead of a resolution, let’s go with a motto.
Mine has worked well in the past, so I’m going to stick with it: Caffeinate and Carry On!
Here are some other mottos to inspire you as you create your own:
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
“When there’s only one choice, it’s the right choice.” – Kim Otto
“Protect and serve. Never off duty.” – Jack Reacher
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go.” – Dr. Seuss
Do you have a motto? I like “Caffeinate and Carry On” because it provides a specific course of action and reminds me to keep moving forward. Plus, it gives me an excuse to drink more coffee 🙂
In fact, I love the saying to much, I had mugs made featuring the motto!
If these mugs inspire you, too, they’re available for sale here: http://www.cafepress.com/dianecaprigear.1697688287
Do any of these mottos speak to you? Do you have your own motto? Press the “comment” button below and let me know!