Admittedly of all the months in the calendar year, March is clearly the most vague month, no pun intended. It is technically still part of Winter and yet three quarters into it, the first day of Spring launches.
The worst is behind us and although there might still be a chill in the air, we can sense that brighter and warmer days are just around the corner. This positive mental attitude provides us with the tools to combat the doldrums of what remains of the long cold winter. Sure, we are all going to have bad days now and then, but we know they are short-lived because the change of season is closer than further.
So let’s get busy and changing our mindset before the spring is upon us. Set goals NOW so that you can wrap your brain around them and have a plan to ensure that they are realistically attainable.
What do you want to accomplish this Spring that you did not do last year? Think about what tripped you up? If you have fallen off the wagon in regard to exercise, then get to the gym and onto the tread mill today! On that first gorgeous Spring day you’ll feel good about yourself and your body, instead of regretful and disappointed.
Organize your to do list NOW and evaluate it by prioritizing and creating a plan on how to attack one goal at a time. By giving yourself ample time to mentally prepare, you are giving yourself a fighting chance to accomplish at least some of your goals.
Too often, we procrastinate until we are overwhelmed with too much to do and so nothing gets done at all.
Don’t wait for Spring to pop up and catch you by surprise, then realize that it came and went and you never cleaned out the garage. Trust me, before long it will be Summer and you know you won’t be able to resist the pull of the beach and you’ll be thinking….you’ll do it tomorrow !
So now that you’ve reset the clock, reboot yourself. Make March your month to literally Spring forward to a fresh start. Go crazy and be overzealous with your wish list. Ya know, “March Madness” doesn’t need to be just about college basketball.