Reflecting on the new year, I have a lot to be thankful for. And I believe it is very important to take a moment towards the end of the year and think about what has occurred in your life. This is important because it's a full calendar year, to be more exact 365 days, and a lot can happen. It's a rollercoaster ride full with all kinds of ups and downs which can throw you down for a loop. The older I get, the more I feel content with how my years are concluding.
The main reason I like to summarize how my year went is that you can take what good things and bad things happened this year. This really can put you on a positive path for the next incoming year and you can really learn from your mistakes. I have had years that things often really did not go the way I wanted them to go. What I do is first get a journal and start from last January and basically write all the good things that did go my way and those things that did not.
Progressively, I have learned that the more we analyze the things that go right in our lives we are more prone to land in a path of positivity and excellence. If we tend to dwell on those things that bring us down we tend to get stuck in a rut and not move to anything positive. If you surround yourself from good vibes and positive energy then that makes you want to be better. Positivity and good energy are contagious and you are more prone to evolve if you constantly think this way.
This year has really taught me to have more patience in my self and really showed me how letting of the mistakes, no matter what size, can really do for you. Some people like myself take a new year as a new chapter and a new opportunity to really better yourself and stat with clean positive energy for the new year. Some other people will say that it may be a different year with the same stuff going on. I believe that a new year is filled with a lot of opportunities and in someway can motivate you to try something that you have never done before.
With this new year, I encourage everyone around me to try a new adventure and really take in all of the positivity this world gives. I know it is very easy to focus on the bad and everything bad the world has. The truth is this world is filled with so much good and so much light, it just takes a minute to stop and change the way you are thinking. That's why a lot of people choose new goals for the new year anyway. Many people pick some long-term goals along with some short-term goals. All it takes is for you wanting to better yourself and surround yourself with positivity.