#SoCS Dec. 30/17 – Resolution

Linda’s prompt for SoCS this week…

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “resolution.” Use it any way you’d like. Enjoy!

Resolutions – at this time of year, they can be the bane of our lives.

What are we planning on changing in our lives in the New Year?

New car? New home? New career? New body? New holiday? New you?

Do you know what I want?

To be content.

For all those around me to be happy.

Aside from a few lbs that come and go, I’m pretty happy with myself physically.

I have a home, food on the table and a loving family.

I wouldn’t mind a holiday, but that’s not essential.

My car gets me from A to B and I do love my job, however tough it gets at times.

I have friends.

Good friends.

I have my Blogily.

What more can I ask for?

Okay, I do have one resolution for 2018.

I need to finish my WIP! Before it turns from teen into adult, I need to finish this story!!!!!!!


You got me.

My one resolution.

What are your intentions for 2018?


Happy Saturday Peeps!

39 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jane Gealy
    Jan 04, 2018 @ 10:12:52

    Great post. I’ve not made a NYR for 30 or more years, but from this point on I will make an exception: to reduce the amount of plastic I buy/use and to be more ‘earth conscious.’

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  2. Akanksha
    Dec 31, 2017 @ 18:18:41

    Congrats for such a fulfilling year..

    Liked by 1 person


  3. Laura
    Dec 31, 2017 @ 01:22:03

    Love it. To be content is a lovely resolution — one I wish more people would make in earnest. Happy new year!

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  4. OIKOS™-Redaktion
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 23:02:41


  5. joey
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 22:57:30

    That’s a good one, too. Much more realistic than many people’s. Good luck, and all the best to you in 2018! 🙂

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  6. thereluctantpoet
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 21:27:18

    Just wanted to thank you so much for introducing me to SoCS!!! It has been a great inspiration to me and I’m really enjoying it – All because of you!!! So, grateful!!!

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  7. bikerchick57
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 16:14:04

    To be content…YES to that! Instead of dwelling on what we don’t have or the not-so-good things that happen to us, let’s be content in who we are and the lovely people that surround us. Excellent resolution, Ritu, and I also hope you finish your WIP.

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  8. Jennie
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 14:22:32

    I absolutely love your list, Ritu. I feel much the same way. To mine I add write children’s book #2 (celebrating finishing #1 after many years and a tough / wonderful editor), discipline to create more time so I don’t feel stressed about getting everything done, and giving more to others. Happy New Year! 🎊

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  9. vinnieh
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 13:00:15

    All the best for 2018.



  10. Dan Antion
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 11:59:06

    Go for it, Ritu. All the best for 2018 🙂

    Liked by 1 person


  11. Erika Kind
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 11:46:34

    Contentment or Happiness are more important than anything else. When we are content and happy then we don’t miss something and always hold our heads up! Looking forward to your WIP turning into a WC (work completed).

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  12. willowdot21
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 09:46:09

    My resolution is to survive it! 💜🌹🌹

    Liked by 1 person


  13. Nisthur
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 05:24:07


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  14. syl65
    Dec 30, 2017 @ 05:07:14

    You can do it Sister!! No bs!

    Liked by 1 person


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