AH! Nothing like Beginning of a new year enthusiasm, rife with juicy expectations, lofty goals and laser focused energy.
Fast forward 30 days; one long, purple nosed, rib dislocating cough, several debilitating chronic migraines and a scotch infused, tear soaked tragic funeral.
S Q U A S H the river of enthusiasm down to a rather erratic trickle.
Wait! I'm still here, still trying...hang on, back it up!
"Please slow down 2019.”
So, if you too feel off course, fear not, for you're not alone.
In this PUMP it UP zeitgeist, 'be your best self' 'lightness and love' culture,
it is extra hard to be fuzzy brained, ugly tired, ill, velcroed to your sofa in a dinosaur onsie and under functioning.
But it's all temporary.
The pitfalls. The success. The failure. The enthusiasm. The malaise.
Everything changes rather constantly. 2019 won't slow down despite my bribes and pleas.
I don't think it's an act of malice, it's just the universe has its own intention, which , as far as I can tell, no one, including academics and scientists, is clear on.
SO finding one's own intention and sticking to it, despite the slings and arrows disguised as paper shredder fires and broken salad dressing bottles on what was a just washed kitchen floor---take heart.
Life is still like that. No matter the new calendar year. It's not personal. It will always be full of tensions and setbacks. I keep forgetting that...Clear sailing is only a fantasy we fuel on glossy instagram accounts.
Not real. So in case you are worried, full of self doubt or suffering with sniffles and heartaches, I'm here to say, go team!
You still got this, it's going to be okay; just never as easy or smooth as we hope.
VIva la crazy ride, 2019!
courage and vita d,
xo Ms NGH