I used to always wonder why people make such a big deal out of New Year’s Eve. All the parties, all the festivities, all the champagne. I mean, I understand that it’s been a year full of uncertainty, chaos, unpredictable events, and so on. But why does a date of January 1 matter to us so much?
And then I met someone by chance who said to me yesterday that he was going to start getting his life together on January 1st. He is a smoker and wanted to quit smoking and also wanted to save more, make a real change in his job, take better care of his family and so on.
I wished him well and on the drive home, it hit me: January 1st offers us a chance to Re-Boot our life. [Read more…]