By Nancy Stoops, M.A., M.F.T.
Once again, Happy New Year to all of you wonderful beings! Yes, it’s a new beginning for all of us. It’s a chance to start fresh and finally become who you are meant to be. The New Year brings unlimited possibilities and new energy that helps us believe that the sky is the limit. The New Year gives us hope and many new chances. I say take these chances and make this year the best one ever!
Start this process by setting some small, very obtainable daily goals. Once you’re in the groove and have met the daily goals, then it’s time to set a realistic goal for the year. You may or may not ever meet your year-end goal, but it’s all about the steps or the process that we take in our attempts that cause us to change. That’s what I want you all to focus on this year. So what if you never get there all the way? You’re certainly moving in the right direction. Be proud of what you are able to do this year and don’t beat yourself up for what you couldn’t do.
I hope you will be good to yourselves in 2016 and finally work toward who you are meant to be. I want you to remember that it’s all here for you and all you have to do is believe in yourself and go and get what you deserve. I dedicate this to all of you in hopes that this will be a magical year. My wish for all of you is that you will get out there and find the greatness that exists in you and in our wonderful world. It all starts by believing in yourself. I believe in all of you and want you to be the very best you can be!
This article was written by Nancy Stoops M.A., M.F.T. Nancy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and is currently accepting new clients. She also works as a motivational speaker, who can inspire your employees or group members. Nancy runs free family support groups, a group on loss for seniors, and groups for teens and can handle many court mandated needs. For more information about any of these services contact Nancy at (909) 229-0727. You may e-mail Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may purchase Nancy’s books Live Heal and Grow and Midnight the Therapy Dog at Amazon.com.