Welcome to 2015 – already the end of January, and what a productive January it has been!
Celebrating the new year with the family on Royal Caribbean’s ‘The Mariner of the Seas.’ This was our first family trip which included my husband, daughter, parents, brother and sister-in-law. We spent time in Singapore and then cruised from Singapore to Malaysia and Thailand.
It was an excellent opportunity to spend quality time together as well as have individual time with each otherin different forms.
It was also time to shop, wine and dine, sightsee, relax, rejuvenate, and enjoy all the things that Singapore and the cruise had to offer.
After the fantastic holiday, I felt it was the ideal time to get started on the new direction in my life. There is no better time than now. “Today is the first day of the rest of my life…”
Without conforming to the expected new year’s resolution list, I decided to make a conscious reflection of the past years. And with keen eyes, take a look into what I would like my future to be. There are dreams, goals, grand dream goals that inspire me and guide me. What shapes my future is the re-invention of myself. Not because of a new year’s resolution, but because I intuitively feel my path and direction changing.
I have made vision boards in the past and found them an excellent tool for clarity, focus and inspiration. So much so, that I would dare to say that my Guillain Barre Syndrome experience came as a result of things that were on my vision board from 12 months previous, almost to the day. You can’t get a positive without a negative; a good without a bad; the universe is always there trying to keep the balance. Keeping that in mind, the best I can, (I am still human after all) I try to find the opposite in any given situation that may feel imbalanced. Healthy balance is key.
So exciting times ahead – I look forward to this year and expect an equal amount of challenges, learning experiences, happy as well as sad moments. Accept the things I can’t change. Change the ones I can, and continue to develop the wisdom to know the difference.