When the school bell rings at the start of a new school year this September, parents will take note of the sudden silence at home. It is a moment to stop, catch your breath and think about the months ahead. Whether you are a working parent or staying home to care for the house and children, it seems we spend weeks preparing our children for the new school year.
It is amazing, isnt it, that we can view ourselves in a mirror one way, but see ourselves through our own eyes in another? Our perception of self is often different than the perception others have of us, and of the reflection we see when we glance in a mirror.
I remember in my early 20s, sitting at a diner with an old friend catching up and discussing life. I recall being dissatisfied with where I was and pondering what was next. My friend said to me: I feel as if you will never be happy. You are always wanting for the next. Its as if you are never satisfied.
Its a new year. Congrats. Everyone wants the new you. Its very exciting to look forward to bigger and better ideas. Its empowering! We all want bigger, better, greater, and more! Right? Before you look forward, do you know who YOU are?
The incomparable Joan Rivers was famous for uttering this line in her comedy routines. She wanted to shed light on topics that didnt always get discussed, and share her personal views on the very same. In todays world, it would seem very little goes unsaid in the social media epidemic we find ourselves in.
Love is the most powerful emotion on Earth! It is incredibly complex and deeply layered, and yet, it can be so simple and automatic, we can feel it without much thought. Love can grow and deepen over time or it can seemingly spring upon us in an instant, as when we set eyes on a potential soulmate or a newborn child.
Well, its the end of the year, and what do we think of most? New Years Resolutions, of course. So, lets tell the truth here. How many resolutions did you make at the end of last year? Five? Ten? Twenty?
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