New Year’s in Saint Barts. (Yes, I’m blogging again)
I want to be completely honest here without sounding like a shallow bitch. But Saint Barts the island isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. We are fortunate to have a fun group of unique people on our boat (not to mention be on a boat), so we are the party. If you’re not on a boat, then I suggest taking a group of friends and renting a villa. But as long as you are with your buddies, who cares where you are. Trips are a treat. If you think about it, it’s nice to have a great location, but if you’re surrounded by friends, do you really NEED a destination? Everyone deserves time away, so I hope you found that for yourself over the holiday whether at home or a getaway.
Julia has just written me an email implying my resolution to stop snapping at people is not enough. I think it is, and I’ll explain why:
- I don’t believe in resolutions because I attempt to improve myself on a daily basis. Sometimes I fail miserably, but tomorrow is another day to try.
- This is a “chronic” habit that needs serious attention. Sure I have plenty of other problems, but this one is no longer acceptable to me.
You can bet when I read Julia’s post demanding more resolutions I sent a reply that wasn’t so pleasant, but I believe justified. In this next year, I have to watch my words to distinguish if emails like that are justified or not. In this scenario, I believe it was. But, as per my resolution, I will rethink it.
Change is hard. Life is challenging enough without changing your rituals and routines. As a person who has lived in more places that you can count on two hands in the past 3 years, I’ll tell you evolving yourself as a person only complicates things even more. But you’ll come out a stronger person, and I believe it’s worth the struggle.
So be resolute. Today, tomorrow, and every day until the next New Year.