As a lifelong journaler there’s just no way I can let the end of a year go by without marking it in some way. I want to take stock and look at the light and dark, the surprises and challenges, the fun stuff and the bits I gritted my teeth through. And then, when I feel I’ve given the passing year a thorough assessment I want to start weaving my intentions for the shiny new year heading my way!
There is something incredibly magical about writing things down. Words. Intentions. Dreams. Memories. This is the ninth year I’ve created and shared the Unravel Your Year workbook and I’ll warn you now — this is powerful stuff! My favourite thing to do in December is look back over the previous year’s workbook to see which intentions I managed to manifest. There are always things I didn’t expect, but starting the new year with a loose plan in place seems to open me up to even better results.
THIS STUFF WORKS
No, really. I have the workbooks to prove it :-) It’s almost weird… and yet it makes complete sense. Past me could see a glimpse of future me as she sat and doodled in the margins, pondering where she wanted to be and how she wanted her new year to look. Over the years I’ve discovered the trick is to stay wide open to epiphanies and possibilities. I’ve never completed a workbook and the EXACT plan I’ve outlined has come to pass — life doesn’t work like that — but what has happened, every single year, is something I’d never even considered. Stuff so much BETTER than I could have imagined. And it’s unfolded alongside my dreams and intentions. I’m not saying it’s all been rainbows — far far from it, my friends — but along the way I have become a bigger, braver, more grateful and compassionate version of myself.
SELF-AWARENESS. INTENTION. MAGIC.
This year the workbook has a new design but holds the same content so you can compare your answers from last year if you wish. I’ve added a sweet little oracle just for fun, and we’ve incorporated the calendar and monthly reflection prompts into the workbook so you’ll have a reason to check back in every month. I’m hoping this will keep us mindful throughout the year. To clarify: it’s not about hitting goals, it’s about moving in the direction of your intentions. That’s it. I’ll be checking in with my Word of the Year too (I’m extra excited about this year’s!)
Like I said, it’s my ninth year of creating this workbook and sending it out into the world. It’s completely free and my gift to you. I hope it serves you well, my loves.
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Hello! If we haven’t met before I’m Susannah. I’m an author, photographer and teacher who’s been sharing her heart online for over a decade (I know!). I help people trust, know and express themselves better by sharing the tools that helped me heal my own heart and live a self-directed life. My work is steeped in self-compassion, kindness and practicality and I share my own creative journey to inspire you on yours.
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