I procrastinated about what I was going to commit to for 2012, but I decided there was no way around it. My word for 2012 is discipline. That's not an easy word for me, because I tend to be relaxed and laid back. "Let It Be" has worked well for me. But at this age, at this moment, with my goals and aspirations, discipline is a requirement.
- I've just begun fiddle lessons, and it's challenging my middle-aged brain to the limit. Practice doesn't make perfect - at least not so far - but the discipline is slowly easing me out of the "screeching cat" phase.
- I'm working on a 10-song CD project that's only half written. Discipline (and coffee) will get me into my studio for the necessary early morning writing sessions.
- Last summer, I started running and preparing healthy meals and I managed to lose 20 pounds. That weight is not going to stay gone without a little -- or most likely, a lot -- of discipline.
So, with this handy-dandy word tucked into my pocket, I'm ready for whatever the New Year has in store.
Do you have a word for 2012? Share, please?
|New Year's Eve in Hawaii -- No discipline here, just aloha....|