How to start the year out on the right foot? Many people wonder, commit to New Year’s resolutions and have other thoughts on what will make the coming year a success. Before you jump into the New Year with all sorts of thoughts, it’s important to first take time to reflect on the year that has passed. What were your successes? What did you do or accomplish that you haven’t given yourself credit for? What unrealistic expectations did you hold yourself to? What one thing would you do over, if given the opportunity? What lessons did you learn from that experience?
From there, consider how ADD/ADHD has impacted the answers to these questions and apply them to thoughts like….. what one goal did you want to accomplish in 2011 that you weren’t able to? Why was this goal important to you? What got in your way of achieving this goal? What are you willing to do differently to accomplish this goal in the future?
This simple exercise will offer you a lot of insight into what worked for you in 2011, what didn’t…..how ADD/ADHD has impacted you and what you need to do to manage it more effectively in 2012.