It's hard to imagine that the new year is almost here! This may be an ideal time to take a moment and check-in with yourself. As an opportunity to review what has been completed. and to expand into the potential of what's possible next in the year ahead. Perhaps even to consider what's possible for this next decade. What is calling the soul?
The new year always presents optimism and new hope for a fresh start. The new year is a great time to perform an annual life review. A life review is when we sit in meditation and reflect on our lives up-to-the-present moment without judgement maintaining the viewpoint of a witness to the review. We gather the information from the meditation and may chose to make adjustments to remedy things. Then we may make resolutions to clear our path in the year ahead. Looking at the life review is also done within the annual birth chart readings. It is an insightful practice at the start of the year especially when considering families, relationships and community relationships.
This year 2020 will mark the beginning of a new decade. This is especially powerful time. It can be beneficial to perform ceremonies or intentional prayer work that will mark goals for the next five and ten years.
Below is a list of ways to tap into deeper level of intention.
Journal about ways you want to expand, explore - What would you do if you could, what do you want to see in your life, what are your dreams, desires, hopes, wishes, be as detailed as possible, open without limitations to honest hearts desire.
Make a top ten list to accomplish in the next year, 5 years, and 10 years
Create a Bullet Journal for the decade that aligns goals, lifestyle, family and fun.
Create a wishing bowl filled with activities and adventures to motivate - pulling a slip of paper to spur the next exploration.
Make a collage inspired by your vision for 2020 and the decade ahead.
Create an altar. Place flowers, a candle, offerings and a prayer of intention to complete the rite of new year's blessings.
Perform a ritual remedial practice or ceremonial offering - either formally such as a fire ceremony with a pandit overseeing, or informally at home.
Adopt a new cause, volunteer or get involved with something your passionate about.
Join a health club or activity group to support a health goal.
Sign up for classes to learn something new and exciting.
Plan a trip or event with friends and family.
Research your heritage, learn about your family and reconnect to history.
Consider ways to give back to your family, community, school or group. What legacy do you wish to build?
Support your dreams by keeping a daily gratitude journal.
Schedule time with your friends to connect on a regular basis weekly.
Start a book club, cooking group or hobbyists to expand interest and friends.