As women, we must not be afraid to stand alone for a while. We must find who we were before we were someone's wife and mother. We had a life, a name other than honey or mom. It's possible to find love again. It's necessary, to fall in love with yourself first.
Everyone and every company needs to continually learn from their experience and adapt to a changing world to thrive. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" is an old adage that really doesn't work in today's business world.
Often, as we get older, priorities shift and we start to let go of those things that are important to us -- we take care of others in our lives and we commit to our jobs and careers, which often aren't related to our hobbies or interests, but are simply a means to an end.
Turning down the volume on the daily buzz and bringing serenity to your mind suddenly brings things sharply into focus. It's like a dirty glass that you couldn't see through; the dirt is cleared and the view through the window is immediately bright and sharp.
Are you feeling content and grateful, but wish there was more going on in your life? Are you feeling fulfilled? Is there a stirring inside you to get excited about something, but you just can't put your finger on what would scratch that itch?
When was the last time you gathered a group of your various close friends together? Just stopped the madness and everyday stuff and took a step back to enjoy the people in your life that you forget to make time for so you can rekindle that spark, a conversation, the interest and the escape.
How do you plan to approach the New Year? With all the good intentions of reinventing some part of your life and a huge commitment that in the back of your mind you just know you'll have a hard time sticking with?