This year started on a down beat for me, after an unbelievable 2008 and then total chaos in December :P . I, too, was newly out of work, in debt, barely scraping by and conscious thought processes were at an all-time low.
Little did I realize that the Universe knocked me on my rear end in order to spur some amazing spiritual growth...it was not the 'theme' I had planned but I guess I don't know what's best for myself
Go Go 2009:
-My spiritual growth has been the most evident. I'm proud to say that I've clarified my beliefs, experimented with prayer and meditation (I can do more, though) and started to bring my life into alignment with those beliefs
-I've been exercising more consistently. I can bring more focus to it, maybe by setting a goal or taking on a challenge, but my fitness base is growing stronger
-My personal relationships are on the uptick...I re-fortified my relationship with my old friends and my siblings, whom I love, and have arrived at a place of understanding with my parents
-I've kept a simple lifestyle
Try Again 2009
-My diet has been atrocious...some days very good, other days not so much. I'm going to work on consistency and moving toward 90% raw by the end of the year
-My finances are in shambles and my debt is not being serviced very well. I'm operating in the red. I need to work through some seriously limiting beliefs/behaviors regarding money and establish new habits. I'm reading a lot of literature, though, and educating myself. It's a start.
-I have lost interest in my current profession and hating going to work every day, but I'm a bit stuck as to how to move into something new. I have an intuitive feeling that I might have to move to a different part of the country to immerse myself in it, which would take its toll on my personal relationships that I've been working on. Any advice with that?
-My purpose and vision are murky right now, but my spiritual growth has begun to offer some insight
Wow, I was feeling like this year has been a bit craptacular, a let-down, but writing all of the positives showed me how good it actually has been! Plus, the miserable moments have been the most fertile for growth. Cool!