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31 Dec 2021, 06:51
Well technically it's new year's eve, but I wanted to go ahead and wish everyone a Happy New Year! Are you going to make any new resolutions or goals for this year? I know I have a few. Well have a good one everyone!

31 Dec 2021, 09:55
Happy new year everybody. My own resolution is to learn how and build a facility to go full carbon neutral for me and my neighboring producers with our own small scale biodeisel.

31 Dec 2021, 09:57
Happy new year.
I guess try to get my business running so i can stop working jobs that wear me down.

31 Dec 2021, 21:04
Happy New Year!

01 Jan 2022, 03:37
Well my resolutions are mostly geared to my health. I am looking forward to realizing my goals in this year. I also hope that this year is brighter than last.

01 Jan 2022, 07:49
Happy New Year, everyone. :D

01 Jan 2022, 08:34
even though betty white did not make 100,i declare that she gets a mulligan and and she made it by that much!

01 Jan 2022, 10:23
Happy 2022 to everyone!

01 Jan 2022, 14:43
I have some plans for 2022:

My plans:

Start dating a woman
Let how to cook and do laundry
Get my own home

02 Jan 2022, 19:41
Good luck on your goals, friends!

I don't know that I'm starting any goals this year, my intentions this year is to rest (treat myself with grace and love) and complete what i've begun already. There's going to be a lot of hardship in my future, so I just want to be happy throughout it.

02 Jan 2022, 20:39
I found this somewhere on Facebook and really liked it as a kind of New Years Resolution: “Self-care is often a very unbeautiful thing.
It is making a spreadsheet of your debt and enforcing a morning routine and cooking yourself healthy meals and no longer just running from your problems and calling the distraction a solution.
It is often doing the ugliest thing that you have to do, like sweat through another workout or tell a toxic friend you don’t want to see them anymore or get a second job so you can have a savings account or figure out a way to accept yourself so that you’re not constantly exhausted from trying to be everything, all the time and then needing to take deliberate, mandated breaks from living to do basic things like drop some oil into a bath and read Marie Claire and turn your phone off for the day.
A world in which self-care has to be such a trendy topic is a world that is sick. Self-care should not be something we resort to because we are so absolutely exhausted that we need some reprieve from our own relentless internal pressure.
True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.
And that often takes doing the thing you least want to do.
It often means looking your failures and disappointments square in the eye and re-strategizing. It is not satiating your immediate desires. It is letting go. It is choosing new. It is disappointing some people. It is making sacrifices for others. It is living a way that other people won’t, so maybe you can live in a way that other people can’t.
It is letting yourself be normal. Regular. Unexceptional. It is sometimes having a dirty kitchen and deciding your ultimate goal in life isn’t going to be having abs and keeping up with your fake friends. It is deciding how much of your anxiety comes from not actualizing your latent potential, and how much comes from the way you were being trained to think before you even knew what was happening.
If you find yourself having to regularly indulge in consumer self-care, it’s because you are disconnected from actual self-care, which has very little to do with “treating yourself” and a whole lot do with parenting yourself and making choices for your long-term wellness.
It is no longer using your hectic and unreasonable life as justification for self-sabotage in the form of liquor and procrastination. It is learning how to stop trying to “fix yourself” and start trying to take care of yourself… and maybe finding that taking care lovingly attends to a lot of the problems you were trying to fix in the first place.
It means being the hero of your life, not the victim. It means rewiring what you have until your everyday life isn’t something you need therapy to recover from. It is no longer choosing a life that looks good over a life that feels good. It is giving the hell up on some goals so you can care about others. It is being honest even if that means you aren’t universally liked. It is meeting your own needs so you aren’t anxious and dependent on other people.
It is becoming the person you know you want and are meant to be. Someone who knows that salt baths and chocolate cake are ways to enjoy life – not escape from it.”

03 Jan 2022, 18:24
I like that Hawk. One of the hardest things I have struggled with for years is to pay attention to myself because it's hammered into my brain that self-care is selfish. So I take care of people first. However, I have learned and set a goal this year that I need to pay attention to myself. Even if those around me don't like it.