My 2020 In Review: Life Lessons
2020 has been an attention-grabbing yr. Fortunately there have been extra ups than downs. This yr compelled me to pivot and reevaluate my life and enterprise.
It was such an emotional curler coaster because of Covid, a wild presidential election, the Nice Photo voltaic Flare, Quarantine, and far more.
That is my third yr making a weblog put up reflecting on my yr. You possibly can learn my weblog evaluation of 2019 right here.
Let’s evaluation some classes I realized in 2020.
Worry may cause chaos. This yr began out feeling prefer it was going to be an incredible begin for a brand new decade. Then Covid occurred. A worldwide pandemic. This nation went right into a lockdown in the course of March. Folks have been scared as a result of nobody understood what was taking place. Out of worry, some folks determined to purchase up all the bathroom tissues, hand sanitizers, alcohol, and a lot extra.
It felt like we have been dwelling straight out of a film. Lots of people misplaced their lives around the globe. Hospitals have been overcapacity. Faculties needed to shut down, youngsters needed to do their studying from dwelling.
Throughout this time my husband and I made a decision to attempt to preserve a robust entrance for our youngsters’ sake. We saved ourselves knowledgeable and in addition our youngsters as a result of as we educated ourselves about what was taking place we needed to educate our youngsters as effectively.
This yr created a dramatic shift. All the pieces had actually come to a halt and it felt surreal.
With all of this happening, It compelled me to make an enormous pivot for my enterprise, and private life. All of the targets, that I set for this yr needed to be re-evaluated and altered to suit into my new actuality.
Being dwelling extra known as me to make use of this time to go inside and stay calm when every part else round me was chaotic. I used to be capable of heart myself and change into an anchor my household wanted.
Dealing with new fears head-on allowed me to vary my outlook for the yr. I shift my give attention to issues I might management versus stressing over the issues I couldn’t.
Serving to others helps. There have been some ways folks stepped as much as the plate this yr to assist others. Lots of people began to make use of their stitching machines to assist create face masks for hospital employees and different important employees. It created an atmosphere that made lots of people discover methods to get inventive. As a instructor, I helped my college students give attention to making self-care a precedence and have a good time small and massive victories to maintain their spirits lifted.
Boundaries are necessary. Working and having faculty distant meant new boundaries wanted to be created. We needed to re-prioritize lots of work and set boundaries for quiet areas to finish classwork and zoom conferences and break up display time and get some kind of motion.
Keep Versatile. Each month was completely different, by staying versatile we have been capable of nonetheless discover methods to take pleasure in ourselves and be ready for fixed adjustments.
Cherish the little issues. Strolling turned our favourite factor to do. It offered a chance to get recent air and give attention to spending high quality time collectively. One thing we didn’t do as typically.
Listed below are among the issues that helped my enterprise for 2020
the next allowed me to be extra profitable, productive, and artistic than I’ve been within the earlier years.
Dealing with my fears. Since 2019, this has been my objective. I used to be capable of proceed with this objective this yr by doing the next.
Doing these items allowed me to construct extra confidence to speak and have interaction with extra folks and share my experience.
Plan. Execute. This really helped for this yr. I began creating movies for my on-line yoga course for rookies and was in a position to make use of these movies and content material once I wanted to change to distant studying in the course of the college semester. Planning forward ready me for unexpected conditions. I nonetheless want to enhance on this extra. For 2021 I’ll proceed to Plan. Execute that plan. Repeat.
Get organized. Planners are the important thing to my success. Utilizing a planner and having a number of calenders has helped me juggle lots this yr. I’ve created a brand new planner that’s now damaged up into quarters to assist me dial in a bit of extra and get extra organized.
Self-care is a necessity. This can be very necessary to find time for your self. It doesn’t should be lavish. Typically it may very well be as small as taking a ten minute stroll alone or writing in your journal to gather your ideas. Writing in my journal for simply 20 minutes the very first thing within the morning has been extraordinarily useful for me this yr.
Unplug. I can’t categorical this sufficient. You will need to unplug your self from all know-how for a at the very least a number of hours a day and decide up a e-book or do one thing that can give your thoughts and eyes a break. This yr I spent much less on social media, as a result of I used to be capable of schedule my put up utilizing the Fb creator. (Facebook creator studio allows you to schedule out all of your posts on both your Facebook page and Instagram accounts, as well as IGTV.) This has been a lifesaver this yr and saved me a lot cash.
Networking and Connection. Networking and making connections has helped me develop my enterprise ventures. Due to the braveness I construct up from my visibility objective, I used to be capable of strategy different companies and collaborate. That is one thing I shall be extra power into come 2021.
Utilizing a Imaginative and prescient Board. Being a visible individual. I made a decision to revise my digital imaginative and prescient board together with utilizing the ability of the legislation of attraction to realize 2 main targets for 2021. Which is to develop my enterprise and create a wellness group. This method helped me attain my earlier targets of acquiring a brand new automobile, a brand new home, and a brand new job. All three targets have been reached by December 2019.
What to anticipate in 2021?
I’ll proceed to Plan. Execute. Repeat.
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Concerning the Writer:
Kenya Marsh is the founding father of SimplyFitandCurvyYoga (SFCY) and Writer of a number of books together with Your Yoga Journey: A Nice Method to Begin. As a spouse, stay-at-home mother of two, and yoga instructor. Kenya is aware of how difficult and useful a gradual yoga observe could be. She understands it may be exhausting to start out a brand new yoga journey alone. She created this web site, together with programs, books, and extra supplies to assist present assist to busy yogis elevate their yoga observe. Now you can hearken to her new Yoga Podcast known as “From My Mat to Yours“ out there the place you get your podcast.
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