My 3-Half Yr Finish Ritual

Hi there my mates,

I can hardly imagine we at the moment are within the final week of 2021. What a yr it has been! Although there’ll by no means be something like what transpired in 2020, I believe many people discovered the ups and downs of 2021 to be a uniquely difficult and disorienting yr.  As we all know life is rarely predictable, and issues are at all times altering, however what stays fixed (for me) is my infinite gratitude for you and for this neighborhood. Whereas a lot is unsure and unstable, I discover nice consolation and pleasure on this little nook of the web, our neighborhood.

As we at the moment are within the awkward week between Christmas and New Years Eve, I needed to share with you my little finish of the yr course of. Whereas we can’t change what has occurred previously, we will honor it, study from it, and affect our future with objective and hope.

I actually, actually like to take the final week of the yr to replicate and honor the time that has handed, and clear the slate for a brand new chapter to start. This yr, it feels particularly significant for me to take action.

On this little ritual, I honor the nice, the dangerous, and every thing in between. I encourage you to do that, really feel what resonates for you, and use this as inspiration to your personal year-end ritual. I favor to make use of my journal for this train, however be at liberty to method this in no matter method feels significant for you.

Half One: Take a list of the highs. On this first part, recall to mind every thing and something that went effectively for you this yr. Ask your self these questions:

What did I accomplish?  The place did I develop, personally?  How have been my relationships? In what methods did I care for myself and my boundaries?

Sit with your self as you ask these questions and start to note what comes up for you.  It’s simple to suppose that this yr was crammed with every thing unsuitable and in chaos, however while you take this second of pause, you can begin to note the small moments of happiness, pleasure, and progress. Although this yr was extremely tough in some ways, while you dig just a little deeper, you could find these silver linings. Discover how you are feeling while you recall and honor your successes.

Half Two: Bear in mind the teachings realized. This yr was crammed with sudden challenges, pivots, and collective trauma. I encourage you to honor your self to your perseverance and resiliency on this part. Ask your self these questions:

What did I study from this unparalleled yr? What makes me stronger? What adjustments will I make within the yr forward?

We all know that 2021 was not simple, however in problem lies energy and fortitude. Take coronary heart in understanding that you’ll depart this yr behind wiser, stronger, and with a deep will to persevere no matter what occurs within the exterior world.

Half Three: What do you want to domesticate? On this part, permit your self to faucet into your wishes, hopes, goals and creativity. Ask your self these questions:

How can I construct from my successes of this previous yr? How will I exploit the teachings realized to propel me additional in direction of my goals? What pivots will I make because of all that has transpired in 2021, in order that I could make 2022 extra aligned, purposeful and joyful?

Begin leaning in to what you prefer to this new yr to appear to be, really feel your emotions deeply, and permit your self to expertise the optimism and hope, on this very second.

My deep need and hope is that this course of will probably be useful and significant for you. I hope you can shine gentle on the joyful moments that you just might need forgotten about, acquire energy from the challenges, and do not forget that every new day is an opportunity to start once more. You at all times have a selection, and that is your energy.

Once more, with my complete coronary heart, I need to thanks for being part of this neighborhood throughout these wild and unprecedented occasions, and thanks to your continued assist of me and for Peaceable Thoughts Peaceable Life. Now greater than ever, it’s essential to honor the areas the place you are feeling beloved, seen, and heard, and I thanks a lot for permitting me to have this area to take action.

Right here’s to a wholesome, joyful, and significant 2022,


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