Making resolutions is a hot topic at the beginning of a new year. We dive in with excitement and the desire to change for the better. We are determined to get rid of old habits and bring in new ones, and we do well — we are motivated, and it feels great to have the power in our hands. So the question is, how do we stay motivated and energized and find the way to succeed in our efforts?
We are now in a season of reflection and anticipation. This time is ideal for taking an inner inventory, appreciating yourself and others, and releasing what no longer serves you. You can elevate yourself by recognizing your gifts and letting go of the heavy burdens and weights that keep you away from loving yourself and shining your light.
Gratitude is one of the cornerstones of a balanced life, and it has the same vibration as abundance. What does that mean, and why is it important? When in gratitude, the gates to the wonders of the universe are open. Miracles, synchronicities, a sense of flow, ease, and effortlessness are to be expected—all of it.
Many of us are now challenged to find the best ways to put the shattered pieces together and create a “new normal.” I personally don’t believe in a “new normal,” I’d instead gain strength and empowerment from a new, renewing life image. What that image is going to be is up to each of us. Will that be normal?
I hear people say that they feel anxious lately without sometimes no reason. Sometimes they experience sleeplessness or bad dreams, even nightmares, wake up tired, and sometimes even more tired when they go to bed. Many times we experience negativity and anxiety. We feel anger or frustration, doubt, and worries that are coming up to the surface. And again, many times, this happens without any particular reason. It hits us all of a sudden.
Ten years ago, when I came to this country from Hungary. The first thing I joined was a meditation group that I am still part of to this day. I started to take classes with the teacher, Natlie. And one of the first exercises she asked me to do was writing a love letter to myself.