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As we approach the close of another year, it’s the perfect time to engage in the timeless practice of reflection. Taking a moment to look back on the experiences, challenges, and triumphs of the past 12 months is not just a nostalgic endeavor; it’s a powerful tool for intentional living. In my latest video, I dive deep into “11 Questions to Reflect On for the End of the Year,” inviting you to join me on a transformative journey.

Why Reflect?

Reflection is more than just reminiscing; it’s a conscious act of creating the life we desire. It allows us to gain clarity, appreciate our growth, and set intentions for the path ahead. In the fast-paced whirlwind of life, taking the time to pause and reflect becomes an anchor, grounding us in the present moment and providing insights for the future.

The Power of Gratitude

The first set of questions revolves around gratitude—what we’re thankful for about the year, what achievements or blessings we’ve received, and what we appreciate about ourselves. Gratitude is a transformative force that shifts our focus from what’s lacking to what’s abundant in our lives. It sets the stage for a positive and optimistic perspective as we move forward.

Habits and Intentions

Next, we explore the positive habits created throughout the year and identify those worth carrying into the future. By acknowledging and celebrating the good habits we’ve cultivated, we empower ourselves to continue on the path of personal growth. Simultaneously, we look forward to the coming year, determining what we aim to maintain and what we’re ready to release.

Love and Connection

Reflecting on our relationships is a pivotal part of the process. We examine what we love about ourselves and our loved ones, fostering a sense of appreciation and connection. The questions guide us to acknowledge the people we’ve connected with and those we look forward to connecting with more deeply in the future.

Setting Intentions for 2024

The final questions prompt us to envision the upcoming year. What experiences do we want to create, and who do we aspire to become? By setting clear intentions, we align ourselves with the path we wish to traverse, ensuring a purposeful and fulfilling journey ahead.

11 Questions + Bonus

  1. What am i grateful for about this year? 
  2. What am I grateful that I achieved or received this year?
  3. What are 5+ things that I appreciate about myself this year?
  4. What are some great habits that I created in 20_____?
  5. What am I looking forward to continuing for 20___?
  6. What am I looking forward to releasing and letting go of in 20___?
  7. What are 5 things that I love about myself?
  8. What are 5+ things that I love about others (my loved ones)?
  9. Who did I love connect with in 20__ and why?
  10. Who am I looking forward to connecting more with in 20__?
  11. What am I looking forward to creating/experiencing in 20__?
  12. Who am I looking forward to becoming in 20__? And why?

Conclusion: Your Journey of Reflection Begins Now

Reflection is a gift you give to yourself—a chance to honor your experiences, learn from them, and consciously shape your future. Join me in answering these 11 reflective questions and unlocking the power of transformation as we bid farewell to 2023.

Here’s to a meaningful year-end review and an even more extraordinary 2024!

Rachael