By Megan van Lieshout
W for WHAT’S WORKED and WHAT HASN’T IN 2017?
At this time of the year, we often start to reflect back over the past twelve months thinking about what worked well during the year and what perhaps didn’t work so well.
We start to reassess our year and begin to weigh up what areas might need some work in 2018 in the hope it may help things work that little bit better for us.
A new year is a good opportunity to start with a clean slate, a fresh start if you like. In order to achieve that sometimes we need to put some thought into what didn’t go so well during the year. It may mean having to eliminate something or it may even mean having to work out how to fit something in—eg fitness, time to de clutter or creating some time for ‘home time’.
Choose to take the actions, habits and thoughts that take you in the direction you want to go in.
Over the years we start to realise who we choose to listen to, interact, socialise and even work with ( as we spend a huge amount of our time at our workplace) can have an enormous impact on our lives.
Take some time to think about what you want 2018 to look like for you and family. Start planning the changes you require. Life’s to short to keep saying maybe next year —take the time to make the adjustments.
You will never look back —why should you, it’s not the way you’re going! Keep moving in the direction of the life you want to create.
X for X-RAY
An X-ray is designed to look inside a little deeper and there are certain times in our lives where it can be beneficial for us to do our own personal X-ray too. What areas in your life through your personal X-ray could do with some work in 2018? One small adjustment, huge impact.
Y for YOU
YOU are the only YOU, you are ever going to have, so treat yourself with respect. Your body and mind are your responsibility. It’s up to YOU to move them, nourish them, listen to them, love them and enjoy them.
A new year is like a clear canvas, create it to look the way YOU want it to look for YOU.
Z for ZERO
Zero out some things in 2018 that perhaps didn’t work so well for you in 2017. Putting a bit of reflection time into the areas that haven’t been so easy during your year can be helpful. It helps to clarify the areas that need zero-ing in on.
A new year is the perfect time to start fresh. Enter 2018 with a plan for project renewal where your personal wellness is concerned.
Your health and wellness will always be your best investment.