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Did 2015 take anyone else by surprise?
Despite the Christmas festivities that always signify year’s end, I simply
wasn’t prepared when New Year’s Eve rolled around. I hadn’t reflected at all on
2014 and certainly hadn’t given much thought to what I want this year to look
Even once I gave it some thought, I
didn’t greet 2015 with open arms. In fact, I felt a bit dismal about the entire
year. My job hunt had ground to a halt in December and frankly, I wasn’t too
keen on starting it up ...
Experts say that if you want to keep
your resolutions, you should make them very specific and measurable. So that’s
what I did last year—with mixed results.
My list for 2012 included things such
as call brothers once a month (lasted until April), run twice a week (started,
got injured and restarted), watch one movie a week (not a chance in hell),
finish lavender sweater (ditched the sweater and went for a scarf instead,
which still isn’t finished) and a host of other items.
These were all good resolutions, but
they didn’t seem to really change ...
For many of us New Year's Eve provides that time of year for looking back on the past year before looking forward to the next. For me, the last year has been all about seeing things more clearly. Learning to move in
life’s sweet spot, which is what this blog is all about, has required lots of moments of clarity.
And those moments have felt a bit like walking outside on a sunny day when it’s just
snowed. The world is bright and glittery and so very beautiful, but the longer
you stare at it, the more ...