Gratitude 2019

As we head into 2019 – the year which will mark the anniversary of my blog running for five years, it seems the perfect opportunity to reflect what I am grateful for.

To feel nothing but gratitude for the year to come is pretty poignant – I remember starting 2014, with feelings of dread as there was nothing to look forward towards.

The original conception of this whole blog stemmed from one small idea of a massive list of all my wants and desires in an attempt to find that hope.

That list soon refined as I learned more about myself – what was really important to me.  Going further my goals and ambitions have undergone further refinement, revisions, and additions throughout the years.

So onto gratitude…

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Wherever it takes me (aka what I would probably tell my future child)

“What do you want to do with your life?”

“What career do you want?”

These are questions I remember being bombarded with at school from people who have no clue about having a proper job (i.e. teachers and career officers).  I really don’t think the school method of preparing children for life was helpful.

I am going to guess (based on a sample of friends, acquaintance, work colleagues and family) that 90% have never known what we want to do and the chosen ‘career’ we are on is just by luck or what we fell into. Continue reading “Wherever it takes me (aka what I would probably tell my future child)”