If you did not read my blog from last week, I am pondering a “year of change” beginning November 1st. During this year I will be taking a new direction by starting in an old direction. . . I am going to journey back to me.
Several people have contacted me about this year of change, wanting to know all of the details. I don’t have all of the details yet, but I do have a firm grasp of why I want to change.
There has been a slow building of discontent over the past few years. Not so much with what I was doing, but with what I was NOT doing. Maybe the discontent came from the fact that my kids are grown and I suddenly had the time and the silence to think.
Maybe I looked in the mirror and didn’t recognize who was staring back at me.
Or, maybe I realized that I had stopped following the beat of my own drummer, no matter how measured or far away. Instead, I have been walking to the beat of expectations, financial pressures, and others definition of success.
Following are a few events that have propelled me on this journey: