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Mind, Body & Soul
Every 365 days we are given the opportunity to have a new year. A time to build new habits, create big ideas, grand adventures and dreams we look to make come true—it’s so exciting! At the end of each year I like to write a list of things I am grateful for in the year that just past. A list of both the good and the bad to show gratitude for what I have learned and accomplished. Also, a reflection of the people that were a part of that journey. ThenI begin the list of what I look forward to in the year to come. I don’t believe in making new years resolutions but I do believe in making a list of things I would love to create in the year to come. It isn’t about failing if I don’t make it happen, it’s simply about creating things that speak to my heart in all areas of life. This way they are put on paper to become reality and are listed without any pressures. Just excitement and recognition to aim to make it happen in my future on my terms.
Here are some ideas I use to create my list each year. Think positively about your future and what you are looking to create. Think of the things that light you up like a shinning star and that bring out the child in you. Let your creative ways, positive thoughts and inner child shine through to create what you are looking to become for both you and those around you in your time to come.
In your list remember to keep it to what speaks to you in your day to day life: worry less, dance more, love often and be happy. Whatever that looks like for you. I like to be realistic about what will make me all of those things. Not a list that is too complicated but keep it short and simple. That in itself makes me smile. Add things outside your comfort zone that can be done alone and with others. Allow yourself to live a life of making memories, being still, spreading love and joy, fills your soul, expands your knowledge and creates your best life for what you see that too be.
I leave you with this,
“WE WILL OPEN THE BOOK. ITS PAGES ARE BLANK. WE ARE GOING TO PUT WORDS ON THEM OURSELVES. THE BOOK IS CALLED OPPORTUNITY AND ITS FIRST CHAPTER IS NEW YEARS DAY.”
– EDITH LOVEJOY PIERCE
“YOU ARE NEVER TO OLD TO REINVENT YOURSELF.” – STEVE HARVEY
“NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER YOU HAVE TO TAKE YOUR LIFE IN A NEW DIRECTION.”
– GERMANY KENT
“THE MAGIC IN NEW BEGINNINGS IS TRULY THE MOST POWERFUL OF THEM ALL.”
– JOSIYAH MARTINE
“ALTHOUGH NO ONE CAN GO BACK AND MAKE A BRAND NEW START, ANYONE CAN START FROM NOW AND MAKE A BRAND NEW ENDING.” – CARL BARD
“THIS YEAR, BE STRUCTURED ENOUGH FOR SUCCESS AND ACHIEVEMENT AND FLEXIBLE ENOUGH FOR CREATIVITY AND FUN.” – TAYLOR DUVALL
“YOUR PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES DON’T DETERMINE WHERE YOU CAN GO. THEY MERELY DETERMINE WHERE YOU START.” --NIDO QUBEIN
“I CLOSE MY EYES TO OLD ENDS, AND OPEN MY HEART OT NEW BEGINNINGS.” – NICK FREDERICKSON
“WHAT A WONDERFUL THOUGHT IT IS THAT SOME OF THE BEST DAYS OF OUR LIVES HAVEN’T EVEN HAPPENED YET.” – ANNE FRANK
Happy New Year!
Aimee Sinclair Fitness
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