If Freedom, is having the ability to act or change without constraint, then I look forward to feeling freer and lighter than I have in years. If something is “free” if it can change easily and it is not constrained in its present state, then I look forward to singing as I fly into the new year.
When our Ikigai is in alignment, we are successful. When we are successful we are energetic and enthusiastic. When we have mojo we reap the benefits of staying true to our values and of making good choices.
But now I am not hearing warm greetings. Instead, I am facing a mountain of rejection and hostility. All because I am visibly different.
Reflecting on who and what have we appreciated this year, a year like no other, seemed like an apt way to wrap up the emotional rollercoaster through positively affirming what has kept us going, individually and collectively.
I think it is fair to say that 2020 has been the most frustrating year we have ever experienced. At times, nothing has felt easy.
I coach a lot of people and one thing I often to bring as challenge is what is going on internally rather than externally, what we do implicitly which we need to make more explicit.
Being strong, to me, means having the resources ie the mental skills, and the physical capabilities to overcome difficulties.
For me disruption is about challenging what we know to affect change, positive change.
As we journeyed together we knew how to make it count, we treasured the moments as if it was our last and even when it was our last we didn’t dwell on it.
Throwing caution to the wind, tearing up the map, and journeying inwards rather than outwards has served me.