January usually means starting off with the greatest of intention to make New Year’s resolutions such as losing weight, stop smoking, taking a class or going to the gym more.
Whatever the “resolution” is, you begin the year with such high hopes and expectations and then, life happens. Those old patterns slip in and before you know it, it’s February and the progress that you projected didn’t go as you had intended.
I would like to offer you a different approach this year. Instead of starting out ‘gang busters’ try this for the first week of the year.
Go Easy on yourself! Take time to regroup from last year and the hectic holidays.
We need the gift of time. It make sense to take a step back and re- learn about yourself, what you’ve learned, what you can let go of and what is in the process of re-birthing within yourself.
Divine timing is so important to our existence along with the understanding of the flow of life’s cycles.
However, if you are ready to get going, the following question is simple and powerful and can get you moving in a creative direction. Sit for a while and answer this:
“If I had unlimited time, talent, money and support from my family and friends here is a list of things I will do over the next twelve months”.
God bless you all as we move into 2012 with a focus on self-care, love and a peaceful heart.
Happy New Year,
(originally published Friday, January 13, 2012)