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Now this my own personal idea. January goes on forever! It must simply have more days than are on the calendar. I keep writing January as a date, I keep waiting to turn the page on the calendar, and it still has oodles of days left.
Now, once January does finally get over, the rest of the months zip by...And if not zip, they move on at a reasonable pace. January is like being stuck behind the slow driver on a no passing road. Or standing in the express line with one item while everyone else has the maximum allowed number of items and everyone's in a chatty mood with the cashier. Like that slow. That's January!
So I ponder why that is, and came up with a new idea. This is suppose to be our month of rest. A time of renewal for the year ahead. A time to get the kinks worked out of our resolutions so they become habits by February. I've been treating it like a regular month, when actually it is a most precious month.
My new plan then? Resting earlier in the evening. Moving slower and more deliberately during the day. Focusing on my resolutions/changes. Drinking more water because I have more time now! January will become the best present I got for the holidays!
Thanks January, you're quite a gift!