The turning of the calendar invites reflection about the previous year and contemplation about the year to come. If taken seriously, this is a healthy tradition. It’s useful to look back and reflect on experiences, challenges, successes, and disappointments. What happened in 2016 that was important? What did I do last year that made me feel good about myself? Where did I miss the mark? Was I the person I wanted to be? What were my aspirations for last year? How did I do?
This reflective process, spanning the earth’s circumnavigation of the sun, helps us consider where we are on... Read More