Although every day is an opportunity to create the life we want, the beginning of a new year is when many people are creating goals and setting intentions.
As many of you know, I’m a big proponent of volunteering my time, talent, energy and finances. In fact, one of the many reasons that I quit teaching was to be able to give back. Over the past few years I have thoroughly enjoyed being on the board of my neighborhood, a place that I love, going to a nearby prison to teach meditation and offering chair massages at a couple of senior centers. But recently I have started feeling the need to have more time available to do other things, like have coffee and conversation with interesting people and sit at home in my PJ’s and read and color. So, I have cleared many of my former obligations off my plate for a while.
I am feeling a deep need to go inward, do less and have fewer commitments on my calendar. I feel very grateful to have the awareness of what I need, but also to then make it happen. That is not something I would have done in the past.
I hope that you are giving yourself what you need! What is it that you need more/less of in order to show up in this world the way you want to in 2020?