Completing the Old – Creating the New


As the New Year approaches, spend some time reflecting on your accomplishments and disappointments throughout 2005. Allow yourself to take the time to complete 2005 before beginning the New Year. Completion is about making things whole and fully letting them be what they are. When something is incomplete, it drains energy from you and hangs around like a ghost. When you complete something you take that energy back. You accept a loss and celebrate a win. Often times, a ritual such as lighting a candle, burning a letter, or popping a champagne bottle gives you closure.

Here are some things you can do on your own, with a friend, partner, or your coach. It can be empowering to revisit, dream, and share.

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Fall is Full

FALL IS FULL / Make It Fulfilling

Fall is such a busy season; we are trying to fit it all in rather than taking the time to choose our priorities. In our society “more” and “faster” is better, so slowing down and taking the time to choose your priorities for the coming months, might seem like an impossible luxury.

I challenge you to take this time for yourself! Take half an hour to reflect and prioritize and make this Fall season fulfilling instead of full.

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Be Happy as a Goat

BE HAPPY AS A GOAT / Live Your Sustainable Life NOW

Mountain goats remind me of the innocence and spontaneity of pure joy. They display a dance of joy where one goat starts rearing and leaping and tossing its horns and whirling about. Soon, others join in and the whole herd is participating in the dance. They jump for joy for the simple pleasures in life – sunshine, being well fed, community.

When they experience and celebrate joy, they expend much energy. I suspect that, as a result, they receive energy in leaps and bounds. And I think we humans do, too. When we are connected with joy in our life, energy seems to be abundant.

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