Welcome 2013

Rather than making a New Year’s Resolution this year I am creating some guidelines for how I would like to live my life from this day forward.

  • I will stop holding myself back. (Inner voice of self-doubt, you may go on a very long vacation. Really, you deserve it. You have been working overtime for decades now.)
  • I will stop confusing confidence with arrogance or egotism in myself.
  • When frustrated by a person or situation I will stop, take a deep breath, consider both sides, and then respond (as opposed to reacting).
  • I will take time to do something nourishing for my mind, body, and soul every day.
  • I will stand up for others and myself when needed, even if there are unfavorable consequences.
  • I will allow myself to be loved as deeply as I love.

About djunapassman

I teach yoga, write, and edit. I live in a Brooklyn neighborhood that is changing faster than I can, or care to, keep up with. Manhattan still beckons me to her island a few subways stops away, reminding me of when I lived amongst her daily hustle and bustle.
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