Life is not just one dimensional. This is also true of our life experiences. The end of the year is the ideal time to reflect back at what we lived through this year. Sometimes we have to look back to be able to move forward. Carl Jung said:

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

Reflection is essential for many reasons:

Here are a few reflection-prompts for you:

James writes:

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks intently at his natural face in a mirror. For he looks at himself and goes away and at once forgets what he was like. But the one who looks into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and perseveres, being no hearer who forgets but a doer who acts, he will be blessed in his doing.

There are three things important for successful change:

Doing life is not easy – but when we take time to reflect, we move into a growth space. Do not be afraid to look back, because it is the fuel that we need to move forward.

Live your dreams.

 

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