I think we can all agree that for the most part, 2016 had some pretty rough patches, lol. The important thing is I came out of it with my health and sanity in tact; so first, let’s toast to that!
As I prepare to close out this year, I am sitting back and reminiscing on some of the greatest moments of the year. I can admit that despite some of the bad things going on in the world, I managed to make some pretty awesome memories throughout.
One thing I’m most proud of is publishing my first novel. To this day, I still can’t believe I achieved that goal of writing an entire book. It’s even manifested into something so much more and I have so many ideas in the works just from this. This has been a goal of mine for some time now and I am so glad that it came to pass.
This caused me to realize that I know and intend to conquer any dreams I set up for myself. I know I have so much in my brain I want to achieve in my life, and with #Year30 approaching, there are so many more things I want to see come to fruition in my life.
Another aspect of life I improved was personal growth and self-care. I feel like every year I grow more and more each day and choosing to make my well-being a top priority has helped with that. 2016 was definitely a year I attempted to be different than previous years. My core never changed, but I made changes in my lifestyle that have remained consistent and kept me going in the right direction.
Most of us are barely hanging on to 2016; I know because although I’ve had some good moments, I had quite a few bad ones too. Needless to say, I’m like everyone else in 2016; hanging on by a thread and praying for better times in 2017.
I think we’ll make it, y’all. We just have to keep swimming…