Five Smart Things You Should Take in Your Backpack as You Journey Through the New Year

The arrival of the new year is usually characterised by long weeks of preparation and  anticipation. Indeed, the past few weeks has seen what is now a usual occurrence – the end and beginning of the frenzies. People all over the world took time to prepare for the New Year in hope of disassociating themselves from certain woes that bedevilled the past year.

Am pretty sure you too had been caught up in the preparation for the New Year. Taking some part or even the whole month of December to reflect and assess the past year while planning for the new year.

Now that the new year is here, what next? 

Below I list five things which you should take along with you as you journey through this year to back up that preparation

1. Your Goals: as you live daily, you need to take your goals along with you. Planning for and working towards daily specific goals will keep you focused and on track for victory, success and hence happiness.

2. Your Routine: your schedule of tasks invariably increases your chances of succeeding this year. Taking your routines daily would also guide you through the year.

3. Your Positive Attitudes: there’s no other thing that would keep you running towards your goals than a positive attitude. Your thoughts, words and acts play a vital role in your quest for success.

4. Your experiences: the best way to avoid a previous event from repeating itself is by learning from it. Take your experiences along with you and you’re sure to avoid lots of pitfalls.

5. Responsibility: accepting what is and moving onwards helps you go beyond the state of failure onto that of success. It’s the first step to making your life count.

Ending Notes 

With these five things in your backpack, I am sure you’d enjoy your ride through this year. For even if you loose out on any of your goals you take responsibility, forge ahead with your routine, learning from your attempt and giving it another shot. How about that?

Happy New Year

About Amos Gideon Buba

Amos Gideon Buba is a writer, public speaker and entrepreneur who believes everyone can make a difference by getting their voices heard beyond the noise of the world.
Friendly and unpretentious, to him words are the best tools for instigating and actualising societal change.
Aside his books and pen, Gideon loves traveling and meeting new people.


Also published on Medium.

9 thoughts on “Five Smart Things You Should Take in Your Backpack as You Journey Through the New Year

  1. Ngumabi January 3, 2017 / 5:47 pm

    I’ll definitely be carrying these along
    great post
    thanks for sharing

    N’Graffi

    • Amos Gideon Buba January 3, 2017 / 6:02 pm

      Thank you Ngumabi for stopping by and contributing. Am happy you’d carry them along.

    • Amos Gideon Buba January 7, 2017 / 9:23 pm

      Thank you Teslim. I’m glad you found it inspiring. Happy New Year to you too!

  2. Ismaila A Garba January 1, 2018 / 7:28 am

    There wouldn’t have been any better way to start the new year without this highly enriching tonic. Thanks alot for sharing!

    • Amos Gideon January 2, 2018 / 9:30 pm

      Thank you very much Ismaila for dropping by and leaving a comment. I’m glad you find this enriching. I’m always happy to share. Please drop by more often.
      Cheers
      -Gideon

    • Amos Gideon January 2, 2018 / 9:31 pm

      Thank you very much Shamsuddeen for dropping by and leaving a comment. I’m happy you are glad. Please drop by more often.
      Cheers
      – Gideon

  3. IRMIYA ABANA January 4, 2018 / 4:40 pm

    Wow! inspiring bro
    thanks a lot
    wish u more of God’s wisdom

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