Reflections 2016

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As a blogger, I am obliged to do a roundup post at the end of the year. Now it is already 5 days past the end of 2016 and time I got around to thinking of what to say. Was 2016 good to me? I don’t want to sound ungrateful and say that it wasn’t. But the real question is this. Was I good to 2016? Did I realise my potential and give my best to the year? Did I enjoy the days as much as I could? Did I take the opportunities I was given and/or create opportunities where possible? I’m sure you get the idea of what I am talking about.

Being true to oneself and coming out vulnerable but with true realisation is one hell of a difficult thing to do, when living in denial and false assurances is so easy. I am, right now, in the process of reflecting on the past year to not only recognise faults and failures but also to appreciate my small triumphs. I’ve come to think of retrospection as not only a way to improve myself but also an opportunity to pat myself on the back for things well done. However, in the end, what I take away from it is how I can do better in future.

So to round up 2016 in a post, which would be quite a feat in itself, to be honest, it didn’t go as well as I wanted it to. I didn’t post much, I didn’t accomplish much. To be honest, I didn’t reach my potential. On the other hand I was happy, well fed and rested. The baby grew up all of a sudden and so that was one less thing to worry about a little body getting hurt (she still does, it just affects me less).

I am truly grateful for all the good things in life (I already have). Doesn’t mean I can’t desire for more.

I am hoping 2017 will be a fantastic year to do all that I didn’t. So here’s me wishing myself a fabulous year ahead. I hope I meditate more, think more, listen more, act more, work more, create more, exercise more, enjoy more, love more and update the blog more.

I also wish all my readers an amazing 2017. Make your wishes come true. What did you wish for by the way?

 

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4 thoughts on “Reflections 2016

  1. I don’t make wishes for myself, but I will wish for you that every success, every moment of joy and every chance for peace and happiness to find and bless you and your loved ones this and every year to come, Kanchan.

    • Thanks Rob. But why won’t you make one for yourself? Here let me make one for you. May you have a healthful, peaceful, happy and successful year. There. That should do. 🙂

  2. Hope all your wishes and dreams come true!
    2015 and 2016 have been a turning point in our lives – because Ryan, my non-verbal son with autism found a ‘voice’ – through typing. Which is also the reason I had to take a break from the blogging world.

    • Hi Priya, Good to know about your son. Congratulations. Thank you for all your wishes. I’ve been away from blogging due to a personal reason of mine. Trying to find balance and a way to get back to writing soon.

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