Goodbye 2017, and hello 2018!
The start of a new year is always an opportunity to let go of the past and embrace a new beginning. Really we can do this at any time of the year, but there is something about using this time of year as a new beginning that makes it more spiritual, more symbolic.
This time of year can be tough. It’s a time to reflect on the year that has been. It’s also a reminder as to what has been lost, or what is missing.
Maybe you became a new single mum this year? Or maybe you have ongoing communication difficulties with your ex that make life difficult every day? Maybe you have struggled with feelings of overwhelm, self-doubt, or not feeling good enough?
Whatever it is that has caused you pain, now is a great opportunity to look onward and upwards. You may have experienced bad things and feel sadness, but how you respond through self-talk is up to you.
Instead of focusing on what went wrong this year, let’s focus on what went right.
If you became a single mum this year, it most likely wasn’t planned, BUT you survived the year, and that is something to celebrate. It’s certainly not always easy being a single mum.
If you have ongoing dramas with your ex, at least you have the opportunity to learn how to deal with difficult people which will only make you stronger.
If you have struggled with feelings of low self-worth, at least you are aware of it and can decide to make a change.
What we focus on becomes our reality. I tend to harp on about this a fair bit, but it’s so important. Whatever you pay a lot of attention to will affect who you are becoming. For example, if you think how unfair your life is – you will find evidence to support that. If you believe your life is boring – that’s how it will feel. If you feel entitled to be angry – you will find more and more to be angry about. If you believe all men or women are bad – you will continue to find evidence to support that, and so on.
Alternatively, if you notice and pay attention to the positive, hopeful, supportive, uplifting and encouraging things in your life – that will become your reality. This is a choice every day. And now is the perfect time to start thinking positively.
Every day we are presented with options on how to respond in certain situations. When we are arguing with our ex for example, do we open our mouth to say those mean words or close it? Do we make a hurtful comment or an encouraging one?
Let’s stop looking at what’s wrong in our life, and start looking at what’s right. Let’s focus less on what’s depressing and instead on what’s strengthening and uplifting.
Make 2018 your year to shine. Focus on what’s great and on what you want for your future. And less on what has happened in the past. Set yourself some goals or commitments for the year and work towards those. Find beauty and gratitude in the small things in life. Find some time for yourself to recharge.
You have the power to choose happiness and serenity. Let’s choose happiness and serenity for 2018.
P.S DID YOU KNOW?
- Have you just parted ways with your partner, and feeling lost?
- Have you been single for a little while now and need assistance with getting your life back on track and feeling empowered?
The purpose of the Clarity Call is:
- For me to get to know you and understand an overview of your current situation and where you are at.
- For us to establish what you need assistance with to move forward.
- To see if we are a good fit to work together.
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