A brand new year is upon us and no doubt you’ve already been inundated with new year new me posts and checklists of alllll the things you need to change in order to be happy/successful/fulfilled in 2020. Now, I am all for new year’s goals and using January as a reset period to gain a little perspective and get back to your usual routine after a hectic and indulgent December. However, I also want to remind you that you don’t need to overhaul your life this new year and change every single aspect of what you do just because it’s January!
As we move into a brand new year – and even more crazily, a new decade – I’m finding myself looking back over the last 12 months and reflecting on the year that’s been. I always like to take the time between Christmas and New Year to check in and think about my successes, failures and everything the year has taught me. Here are 3 things 2019 has taught me and how I’ll be taking these lessons into the new year.
We’re told from a young age that failure is the opposite of success, so we navigate through life eliminating all possibility of failure and being afraid of what might happen if we don’t achieve what we set out to do. But what I’ve realised is that failure is success in disguise, and some of the major turning points and lessons in my life have been as a result of failure. And here’s why.