2020 has undoubtedly been a challenging year that has pushed many of us to our limits. Cherishing what we have has never been more important. It's a perfect time to harness the power of gratitude and embed it in our daily routines. As the New Year approaches, it’s an opportunity to focus on what’s important, what perhaps needs to be more important and what can be cast aside!
A third of resolutions don’t make it beyond January. More often than not it’s because they’re not the right resolutions. So how does one make the right resolutions?
Fortunately there’s a wonderful blueprint to approaching New Year’s Resolutions to be found at the epicentre of the Islamic spiritual calendar. The Nights of Destiny in Ramadan form the chronological launchpad for many of our pledges, promises and plans to ourselves and to Allah.
Essential to the success of the process is to focus on core areas that constitute the tapestry of our lives.
So here are seven steps to help make resolutions for 2021 that have a greater chance of sticking.