Happy New year to you all. We have no idea what the new year will bring us. It brings with it a range of emotions for myself. 2014 was a good year as were the previous years. I always like to see the good in things! So I go into 2015 with feelings of;
Excitement – a new year a new start blah blah blah!
Sadness – 2014 has gone. Like I said, it was a good year, family, friends and work wise. Another year gone in a flash and I haven’t saved the world! I haven’t eradicated the people who write loose instead of lose! I haven’t lost 4 stone and I don’t look like Jennifer Aniston! What went wrong?!
Trepidation – what has 2015 got in store for us? I am a great believer in you bringing your own luck. If you dwell on negativity then you attract negativity. Think positive and you attract positivity. I generally think I am a lucky person but is it luck? Or do I just choose to live my life in a lucky way? I like to think I am a good person, a kind person (or I try to be except for people who write loose instead of lose) but there is that little niggle in a tiny part of my brain that is saying that luck will change. There are moments in my life that people may consider to be really unlucky but we have chosen to turn it around to see it as LUCKY! To see the positive in a horrible situation.
However! I think there is an awful lot of extremely lucky people who just don’t appreciate what they have so think they are unlucky. They are always “wishing” for something else. Never happy with what they have and always finding things to moan about. They are known in my world as emotional vampires.
We can’t afford holidays abroad. We work full time. We get no help from the Government at all, but they get an awful lot from us. In fact! That reminds me! I better pay my tax bill! We all know people who do get to go abroad AND get help from the Government! But! Guess what, they are still moaning and feeling sorry for themselves. We are lucky, I have parents and siblings who live in gorgeous parts of the country. That is how we have our holidays! We need an extension, its not going to happen yet but it will because we will make damn certain it does happen. Probably after the children have left home and we won’t need it but I will still have one! After all! We are lucky to own our home. !
I don’t have a dog! I WANT A DOG! We don’t have time for a dog! But! I will have a dog eventually. I just will. I have two cats who eat me out of house and home and I just absolutely adore them. If I am away from home, I face time the Children and immediately ask to see the cats! Sod the children and The Husband! I want my cats!
I have a good marriage! Lucky me! (actually Chris is luckier!) But! Guess what? We work bloody hard at our marriage. We have fabulous children but guess what? It is the hardest thing in the world being good parents and sometimes we make mistakes, worry too much, not worry enough etc.
So! I personally will go into 2015 with a great deal of thankfulness. I will continue to expand my brain. I am looking forward to continuing my Kinesiology training and starting my Hypnotherapy course. I will battle on in my attempt to save the world! I will continue to work hard, get my fitness back, continue to keep my Children alive and their teeth brushed, I will be thankful that my husband is still breathing rather than being irritated by the way he breathes!! I will continue to adore my amazing friends who I don’t see or speak to enough. I will accept that there are people who will always whinge and feel sorry for themselves but I will continue to send out positive thoughts and lots of healing to them and I will embrace the positivity that is always around us! I will never ever accept however, people who write loose instead of lose!
I will of course still do my utmost to fund raise for worthwhile charities! Last year I raised over £500 for SANDS! This year my chosen charity is the Woolverstone wish – a local cancer charity that aims to raise 4.7 million pounds to build the new Woolverstone Macmillan Centre – an innovative new Cancer Treatment Centre at Ipswich Hospital which will transform cancer care locally. Knowing several people on the committee and admiring the amount of effort, time and devotion they voluntarily put in, I have decided that this is my chosen charity for 2015. I will be having a big cake and coffee morning in a couple of months to raise some money!
Happy new year you lovely people! Live in the now! Love life! Embrace challenges! Live within your means! Take responsibility for your own lives!