New Consciousness Review Winter 2015 - Page 26

OUR WORLD ARTICLE The New Year’s Resolution with Flair, Finesse and FUNctionality! Creating a New Peace of Mind Instead of planning your life this January, how about planning your death--ENJOYABLY!?  By Holley Kelley, M.S., C.P.G. W New Year’s resolutions are a long-held tradition, marking new beginnings and renewed commitments for more of what we hope for, but fell short of achieving in the years prior.  Marked with motivation and newfound pledges, the best of resolutions often fade to the wayside by February.  So this year, how about a New Year’s resolution that makes the top of the list for priorities, is guaranteed to be personally enriching, and is met with complete success in just two months?  Instead of planning your life, how about planning your death!?  We often spend so much time focusing on specific goals, that we easily overlook the omnipresent aspect of our life... aging-and ultimately being a conscious participant in our own future passing.  Acknowledging these two inevitable realities creates a wonderful opportunity to personally define 26 | NEW CONSCIOUSNESS REVIEW