I love this new trend….the word of the year. Last year, I picked the word GROWTH. Unannounced, the word SURRENDER accompanied it. Somehow and inevitably, both words appear to be mutually dependent – in order to grow, one must surrender; in order to be able to surrender, one must grow.
2018 was an amazing year. Indeed, a year full of personal and professional GROWTH and a year where the word SURRENDER gained even more respect in my Rebellious world. SURRENDER as trust that everything that is happening is taking place for a reason, trust that even when things don’t go my way, they are going the way they are supposed to go. A prominent sign in my bedroom faces me each day I wake up:
“TODAY YOU ARE EXACTLY WHERE YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO BE. WHAT HAPPENS TOMORROW IS UP TO YOU.”
Just perfectly said!
I thought much about what my 2019 word should be. My original thought was to repeat my 2018 words. Hm – unoriginal and somehow not rebellious enough. What is it that I want to see more in my life?
My 2019 words: INTENTIONAL and PLAYFUL! I have been working a lot, a lot as in way too much. I generally am a hard worker. Add to this that I love what I do, I can work non-stop while having fun doing it. BUT….there are other things in life that I love.
In 2019, I will work hard again. However, I will be more intentional with priorities. There will be more play time – with my little girl, with my hubby, with my mom and my friends. There will be even more travel, even more learning!
This past Saturday would have been my first working Saturday post holidays. Guess what? I am going to be taking Saturdays off. I have been working half day Saturdays for the past 6 years. Then it hit me – why don’t I give myself another day off? My precious clients were understanding and supportive. This weekend was family and friends time. This week I have been intentional about being with my daughter in the evenings, and it has been a blast.
This small change is motivating me to be even more organized and intentional with getting stuff done during the day!
INTENTIONAL & PLAYFUL
2019 is REBELLIOUS’ YEAR to get to more people! Help more people get acquainted with PILATES, let people experience it and fall in love with it. A year to get more people’s LIFESTYLES swapped to cleaner. A year to offer more people the opportunity to live life on their own terms.
2019 IS THE YEAR WHEN REBELLIOUS WILL SPREAD ITS WINGS WIDER!
It is exhilarating looking forward and envisioning what’s to unfold ahead. A DREAM in the making and a PURPOSE unfolding while SERVING others the gift of self-care and independence!
… And then the NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS
Do you have resolutions? I don’t do resolutions. I don’t do diets. I don’t believe in them and they don’t work for me personally. However, as I was setting INTENTIONS, I felt I was over complicating things. So, I simplified it.
MY INTENT IS to be HAPPY, to LIVE A LIFE OF ABUNDANCE and FREEDOM. My intent is to HELP OTHERS discover the REBEL within and allow it to unleash! Simple as that.
What is your 2019 word? Did you set any resolutions? What are your intentions? How do you want your life to change this year?