New Year Reflection!

New Year Reflection!

Happy New Year Yogis!!

The new year tends to be a time of re-flection, re-evaluating, and re-committing.

We evaluate the year past, our accomplishments, the projects un-finished, relationships we’ve strengthened and those we’ve drifted away from. The old adage “Out with the old, in with the new” gives us time to reflect on what no longer serves us. What we can let go of and then re-prioritize what means the most to us; what brings us peace, happiness, and joy.

  • Where are we in our commitments?
  • Where do we want to be?
  • How do we get there?

I love the quote by Anna Quindlen:

“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you’ll have.”

It gives me hope. It tells me that where I’ve screwed up doesn’t mean forever…I can learn from past mistakes and steer myself in a new direction. If I can imagine something different I can make it happen. This is good news!! The hard part is imagining something different. Do not be dismayed though. Practice can bring about the change you want to see in yourself. Which reminds me of another quote:

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi.

This one tells me I only have to imagine the way I want others to be and treat me and then imagine myself being and treating others in that way and I will experience joy. Sound Easy? I’ll let you know next year.

~ Linda Black

I’d like to hear your thoughts on Hope for the New Year…

3 Comments
  • Kyle Clouse
    Posted at 18:14h, 05 January Reply

    Great post Linda. I have actually incorporated a word (adjective) that I want to focus on for the year.

    Just like your quote from Ghandi your word for the year could be “change”.

    My word for this year is “inspire”.

  • julie Branham
    Posted at 09:20h, 11 January Reply

    My word this year is Honor! When I come from a place of honoring myself and others- Change is the result and Inspiration is the motivator. GAIN CLARITY!!

  • Daisymay Filma
    Posted at 21:19h, 12 January Reply

    For those of us who came across the quote this year.. it is meant for you! Start believing it!

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