I promised my best friend to talk to him daily even after moving away from the city. I promised my mom I'll take care of my finances. I promised the love of my life that I'll never leave him no matter what.
We then end up questioning the existence and importance of promises. We make promises to bond with people which only tend to build relationships.
We all make promises and despite our best efforts, we fail. Intentional or non-intentional, as life goes by, breaking promises come easy to us. What is the big deal you ask?
We lose people, trusts get broken, believing in others becomes a task and then what is left with us anyway?
While promises all of the kinds and with others holds utmost importance, what’s really important is keeping the promises you make to ourselves.
Sure it's not the easiest thing. If you fail to keep promises you make to yourself, you'll end up alone even with yourself. Imagine a life where you are disappointed with no one but yourself. the struggle you might go through could do more harm than one can ever imagine. Keeping promises says a lot about a person. Being trustworthy, someone who does something they believe in.
Now be that person and try to keep the promises you make in life.
So this Promise Day, make sure you keep at least these 11 promises to ourselves.1. Promise to accept your flaws rather than hiding from them.
Unsplash2. Promise to not crib all the time and try to find solutions.
Unsplash3. Promise yourself to walk away from the relationship that doesn’t deserve you.
Unsplash4. Promise yourself to leave the job that is draining you.
Unsplash5. Promise yourself to not binge-watch Netflix every single day.
Unsplash6. Promise yourself to not make your work your life.
Unsplash7. Promise yourself to let go of all the drama in your life.
Unsplash8. Promise that all you will care about is growing as a person.
Unsplash9. Promise yourself to not use your phone while someone is pouring their heart out.
Unsplash10. Promise yourself that you'll spend some time with your family.
11. Promise yourself to stand up for the things you really believe in.