Spidey’s Serene Sunday – Part 203 – Ring In The New…

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“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.” T.S.Elliott

Thank you Spidey for a thoughtful quote to start the year with!

A new year is always a great time to start a new chapter of your life, with fresh, new intentions and hopes for the following 365 days, and further.

I have seen this a lot over the last few years, people choosing a word for the year. Focussing on this word to help then create a better life for themselves and those around them, like Purpose, or Change, or Fearless, that kind of thing.

Instead of a resolution, it is the intention to make a lasting change, that seems to have really helped many out there, so I embraced this concept this year and my word for the year is…

SELF

I don’t mean to say that I will be just thinking about myself, being selfish or anything like that, but I have discovered that you can spend your life and energy trying hard to make life perfect for everyone else around you, and that is not a bad thing to do, but you forget that you are just as important as the others, you can’t make that difference.

You end up functioning on a depleted battery, in danger of shutting off at key moments.

So, my word, self, is about making sure I take time out to look after myself too, be it a nail appointment, to watching a film that I want to, a weekly bubble bath (that NEVER happens) or a cup of tea with just my thoughts for company. It’s me making a choice to do the things that mean a lot to me, not sacrificing my loves for everyone else all the time.

I am cutting back on blogging a little for myself too. The added pressure of posting regularly, was not conducive to a productive me on the writing front, so I have removed that pressure and as a result, am steadily doing my first reread and tweak of the year, with the hope that I should have this manuscript ready to either send to agents, or even publish, indie style before the end of the year!

I’m already feeling the benefits, and hope I can carve out time for me every day, so I can be a better person for everyone else!

So… tell me, do you have a word for this year?

Have a peaceful Sunday Peeps  And enjoy your week and your new year! ❤ 

Welcoming In The New!

New year, new schedule, new plans, new ideas!

Happy New Year my Peeps!

2019 is finally upon us. The last year of this decade!

Let’s make it a fantastic one, yeah!

Remember, I may be a little quiet on the posting front, but I am still here!

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A beautiful start
To a fresh new year
Blank pages to fill
With all that you hear
Write your own story
Make this the one
Where you realise your dreams
Go on, make this one fun

Ritu 2019

First poem of the year! I need to get used to writing 2019!

Spidey’s Serene Sunday – Part 202 – Wave The Old Goodbye…

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

Well, here it is. The last Sunday of 2018.

Where did that year go? Seriously, it has flown by and I can’t quite believe it.

It’s been eventful in so many ways, with work and stress, family and stress, writing and stress… I think you get the gist of what I am saying. 2018 was filled with a whole lot of stress for me, but there were many good points too.

My dream for next year is to be able to take more time for me.

So I don’t fall into the stress potholes of life so easily.

So I can deal with work issues without worry.

So I can handle the inevitable ups and downs of family life calmly

So I can really work on this writing malarkey and fulfil one of my biggest dreams…

That’s my wish for you all too. More time for self care so you feel refreshed for your daily lives. ❤

So… tell me, what new dreams are you hoping to realise in 2019?

Have a peaceful Sunday Peeps  And enjoy your New Year’s Celebration! Wishing you a prosperous 2019 ❤ 

2019

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