When we get to this time of the year everything becomes a blur–there is Thanksgiving, then holiday shopping, decorating inside and out, maybe a vacation (or two), Christmas, topped off with a New Year’s Eve celebration. Whew. You would think this would be the perfect time to reflect on what went right during the year, but the truth is the days get shorter and our things-to-do lists get longer. The reason I bring this up is we need to make time to look at what worked in 2012 and what didn’t–then decide what we want to do in 2013. If you just take a few minutes to slow down and answer these questions, maybe it will save you time going forward as you focus on the best and (hopefully) get rid of the rest.
1. What is something you did this year that you found yourself saying, “Never again?” (Make a things-not-to-do list for 2013. Things you don’t want to do.)
2. What was the most memorable moment[s] from this year? (What happened this year that you will remember for the rest of your life?)
3. What accomplishment[s] are you most proud of this year? (Make a top ten list of your highlights from 2012.)
4. If you could go back and do something over from this year (knowing what you know now) what would it be? Why? What did you learn?
5. What are most grateful for this year? (Make a list of things that make you smile when you reflect back on 2012.)
6. Who were your favorite (or the most important) people in your life this year?
7. What projects did you not complete and feel a twinge of guilt for not getting them started and/or finished?
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