I am not a person who dwells on the past. In fact, I avoid it, because I believe that when you spend time thinking about what was, you lose the perspective of what is happening now, and waste great opportunities to project the future you want.
Yet, this year brought me more to the past than any other. I spent 12 months with too much time on my hands, overburdened by my own expectations and those of the people I love. I hoped, then I expected, then I waited, then I got frustrated, then I started doubting myself. That was the hardest thing to deal with, because if you don’t trust yourself, how do you make decisions? Continue reading “Retrospective: What this year was all about”