I woke up yesterday morning, January 1st, at 3:00 am. I realize that many people who were celebrating the new year hadn’t even gone to bed yet. But, I had hit the sheets shortly after midnight and now, here I was wide awake… and, in a panic.
How could another year have gone by so quickly? Where did the month of December go? Was this time whizzing by what “old people” talk about? Crap, am I really getting old???
So, I got up and went to sit with myself. I realized that the “panic” I was feeling was because of all of the unknown before me and all of the major changes that will take place this year for me… stopping the show on WCBM, taking a month off (not really – but not interviewing), re-designing the way WomanTalk Live will be going forward, relocating to Vermont and establishing a whole new life in a new community. Holy cow. Lots of ahead of me.
I took a few deep breaths and looked over some emails, articles I wanted to re-read and notes I had made to myself. The first one I came across made me smile. I subscribe to TUT (Totally Unique Thoughts)… A Note from the Universe and receive special, daily treats, which are customized to mention things I’ve told them are important to me. Here is my 12/31/13 note:
“All in all, 365 more days in paradise… and only one request of you:
Bigger than even your successful wildly popular podcast, Ann, since that’s pretty much in the bag now.
Let’s do this,
And, then, as if by magic, I re-read Susan Bishop of Unlocked Box’s posting – 10 Move You Forward Questions About Beginnings and Endings. They are the absolute perfect questions to guide me through this transition period. And, not just me…anybody. Try them.
So, here I go. Over the next month, I’ll be staying in touch with you and keeping you informed on “what’s next”, sharing one of my favorite features – the WomanTalk Live 5, updating the website, and just doing what I need to be doing to start anew with the podcast.
And, what about you? I want to hear from you and know what’s happening in your life. I know you must have dreams and desires you’re working on for this new year. Perhaps Susan Bishop’s questions can help move you in the right direction, too. And, maybe a little daily note from the Universe will remind you of your dreams when things feel a little tougher than usual.
Let’s make 2014 ROCK! You in? Coolio.