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What tango habits would you like to develop in 2016?

posted Jan 11, 2016, 10:48 PM by Sophia de Lautour   [ updated Jan 11, 2016, 10:48 PM ]
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Recently read this excellent blog post by the 'author, thinker and life enthusiast' Mark Manson (is he perhaps related to Marilyn I wonder?) So agree with Manson that goals are over-rated. What's more important to personal success is the development of good habits. 

My purpose of writing this short post is both to etch this message into my own mindset, and to share it more widely because I think it's a wonderful message for the start of 2016 when so many of us are making our 'New Year's resolutions'. 

While on a catamaran in the middle of Sydney's glorious harbour a friend asked our intimate group of merry makers what our resolutions were. The boat's skipper replied (I thought very wisely at the time) that he did not make resolutions on the eve of a new year. He preferred to formulate them slowly over the course of January. 

I'm following the wise skipper's advice and that of Mark Manson - I'm deciding on what good habits I might like to acquire  this year. 

That begs the question as to what good habits I might like to acquire in terms of my tango development? As anyone who dances knows, the tango journey of improvement never stops, and that's what we love about it!  I am still working on my tango habits resolutions... January is not over yet my friends!

You can read Manson's post here. It's highly recommended it if you're in to improving your life in 2016 and onwards.