My final publish of the 12 months is often one in every of my shortest ones. It’s a easy message, however one I want was unfold extra this time of 12 months, so I attempt to replicate on it no less than as soon as through the month of December. I don’t find out about you, however this 12 months definitely had its share of ups and downs. There have been a number of good moments, however there was additionally a number of instances that had been painful and unhappy. So I wish to remind everybody studying this that irrespective of how your 12 months went, it doesn’t matter what issues might or might not have occurred, you probably did sufficient.
This was the primary 12 months I did a ‘12 months in Overview’ publish on the weblog however after I take into consideration this 12 months and the way I moved via it, I did sufficient. Did I got down to do every thing I needed to? No, however in a world filled with perfectionism and lofty goal-setting, that’s not stunning. Did I accomplish much more than I believed I might this 12 months? Truly, I did – however not for the explanations you may assume.
We have a tendency to think about success when it comes to productiveness and whereas that may be useful, it doesn’t inform the entire story. I might say I had success in some ways this 12 months, nevertheless it wasn’t due to one thing I produced, created or shared. It was as a result of I continued to persevere and hold at it, day after day. It’s as a result of I acquired away from bed on days after I didn’t wish to, or did one thing for my well being when all I needed to do was curl up in a ball. I selected my well being greater than ever this 12 months, and I feel that anybody else who did has motive to have fun.
I don’t have rather more to say on this publish as a result of on the finish of each calendar 12 months, I find yourself on this place and I prefer it. On this place, I keep in mind that I’m sufficient – and so are you. And no matter we did this 12 months, nevertheless it went for us, we’re nonetheless right here. We’re nonetheless surviving and at instances, even thriving. We had been sufficient, we’re sufficient, and we shall be sufficient sooner or later.
I do know there shall be issues I wish to enhance on, habits I wish to make (and break) and different methods I can turn out to be the perfect model of myself. However proper now, on this second, I’m simply proud to be the place I’m, being who I’m and surrounded by individuals who know me. And I hope you might be too. As a result of no matter you completed, be happy with that. And if you happen to don’t really feel such as you did a lot, stand proud in the truth that you’re attempting your greatest, and also you’ll give it one other go subsequent 12 months. That’s it for me this time round; see you in 2023.