2015: A Year in Review
As 2015 draws to a close and with New Year’s Eve just around the corner, I find myself reflecting on the year that was.
It seems as though 2015 flew by in a flash, but so much was packed into that short time period – at least for me, personally. 2014 was a year of healing for me, and quite the emotional rollercoaster. It was all about inner work and bringing things to the surface for release. Quite the prequel to 2015, which I and many others have dubbed the year of letting go (cue Frozen theme song) – a.k.a. #FuckIt15.
I let go of a lot of things this year that I felt were holding me back or had become dead weight – Facebook groups, organizations, people and relationships. A lot of those things died a slow death and I probably should have walked away from them sooner, but letting go can sometimes be a long, drawn out, painful process. Some of the things I am being forced to let go of, and I don’t want to, and those are the most painful ones. In the midst of all of it, though, I’ve somehow been able to maintain gratitude.
I also gained quite a bit in 2015, in terms of relationships and people. I met people who changed my life forever in extraordinary ways. I met people that I had incredible experiences with. I befriended people who will forever have a special place in my heart. Those are the things I’m grateful for.
What 2016 will bring, I don’t know for sure. More change, I suppose, since it is the only constant. Perhaps I’ll be required to let go of even more than I already have.
I’ve never really been one for setting New Year’s resolutions. Why wait until January 1 to start what you can begin today? Although with the holidays – and the year in general – being as crazy busy as it was, what with selling a house, moving into a new house, renovating, etc., January 1st might be the first and best opportunity for me to breathe and set some new goals.
One of them, certainly, is this blog. I hope it continues to grow at an even more rapid pace than it already has. It’s only been a year and a half and I just can’t believe that nearly 400 people have subscribed to it!
One of my goals for the coming year is to get back into doing some of the online spirituality classes that I started earlier in 2015. You can view my first one, Transpersonal Psychology: Transcending the Ego for an idea of what to expect. If you have any ideas for classes that you’d like me to cover, please comment!
Thank you all once again, for making it such a success. I suppose it COULD be here without you but it wouldn’t be nearly as rewarding!