You probably know the story of the little engine that could. His motto was “I think I can, I think I can.” There’s a lot that we can learn from this popular fable.
Many will use it to look back on our experiences and lessons from the past year. And many will spend time dreaming and planning around what we’d like to achieve, feel, create or become in the year ahead. Traditionally, this is the time for making resolutions or setting intentions. There are three major reasons why this process – repeated by millions of people around the world year after year after year – almost never creates meaningful change in our lives.