At the end of every year since 2015, I write an Annual Review, a reflection of what happened in the last year including insights that might inform my decisions in the future. The following post is my answer to the question, “What did I learn in 2018?” (some personal details redacted):
Joy, gratitude and love are like muscles; they languish if you don’t work them out
From my experiences attending Spirit Rock meditation retreat, reading mindfulness literature and conversing with close friends, I was inspired to treat certain positive emotions as ones I could learn to summon more easily through habitual exercise. That’s why I started gratitude journaling and Loving Kindness meditation as part my morning routine.
When I write in my daily gratitude journal, I answer the following prompts:[Read more…] about Lessons Learned in 2018