Monday, December 27, 2010

Ringing in the New Year

Another year has come and gone and at some point most of us will look back and contemplate what has gone before. Some of us will see it as an amazing year that has brought us to a new deeper understanding of ourselves and others will be feeling the pain that may have shown us things we didn’t want to see.

So how do you want to see the past year? Will you be letting go of any pain and heartache that you may have suffered in favor of starting a new year with hope and peace?

Or will you choose to hang on to the negative things that were not what you wanted?

How important is the past? Does it have to reflect how we look at our present or forward to our future? I think we all know that the past can be left where it was – in the past. And each moment starts us on a new journey – each moment is a new beginning.

So, yes, take the time to look back on your year. See what lessons you have been fortunate to learn, what experiences brought you inside to find the peace, love and contentment that you’ve always wanted. What experiences have you not let go of yet? Look at those and examine why you are still hanging on. Write them on a piece of paper, acknowledge that they are not true and then tear the paper up and throw it away along with the feelings and beliefs that are attached to it. Find forgiveness in your heart for those that have brought you to your pain and for yourself. This alone can change so much.

Allow yourself to see today as a new beginning and look ahead to the New Year as a positive, abundant and fulfilling year in which you have access to all the opportunities you can imagine and more.

Let go of what hasn’t worked for you in the past and look to new ways of thinking, feeling and being.

Change your life from the inside out in 2011!

Loving wishes to you all for a peace and love filled New Year.


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  1. Good ideas Bettina. I like the bit about writing down our negative feelings. Happy New Year to you.

  2. A very inspiring message Bettina,Thank-you for your wonderful words of advice. I am looking forward to a New Year filled with peace,love & joy,and I thank the past year for life changing lessons!
    Happy New Year!


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