Happy 2020! As we enter a new decade, I'm sure we will all have new goals & aspire to do great things.
Break bad habits, do good deeds, visit new places, embrace others & ideas with open arms, slow down, challenge yourself, take a new risk, get outside your comfort zone. There are so many ways to set your intention and focus. I challenge each of you to pick one. One word. One way to be better.
My word this year is COMPASSION.
I would like to be more compassionate to my husband, my children, my friends, my family, my clients and simply anyone I interact with. I would like to show compassion to myself.
What does compassion really mean?
If someone shows kindness, caring, and a willingness to help others, they're showing compassion. This is a word for a very positive emotion that has to do with being thoughtful and decent.
Simply put - be kind and think about how your actions will impact others (positive or negative).
It's so easy in today's world to pass judgement and jump to conclusions. I am going to challenge myself personally & professionally to THINK BEFORE I RESPOND. Maybe someone has had a bad day, a challenge in their life. Maybe they are encountering something that is rocking their world and they need a little kindness & empathy.
I need all of you to hold me accountable this year. Please join me in 2020 to be the best version of yourself that you can be. Be a role model for your children and show them that kindness in all forms DOES matter.
The inscription in my husband's wedding band reads:
"Let us not love with word or with tongue, but in actions and truth.” (1 John 3:16-18).
My plan is to embrace this saying daily.
May 2020 bring you health, love, & happiness (and of course kindness & compassion).