What does the New Year Mean to You…?

A New Year - what does it really mean for you?
What is the New Year to you...? Is it the 'same-old-same-old' or it is just what is says - a NEW year?

What does the New Year Mean to You…?  

What do you want it to mean…? 

Have you even thought about it?


H = Happiness

Happiness depends upon YOU and the outlook that you have on life…

A = Attitude

A good positive Attitude is one of the most important aspects you can have as you live and cope each day…

P = Passion

Passion and a zest for life will make your life AMAZING!

So Seek and find yours this year…

P = Positive thoughts

Positive thoughts make those hard times easier to bare and the happy ones fantastic so cultivate a positive spirit in your life now…


A YOU that is unique, wonderful, talented in your own special way, so realize and find them and use them this year…


N = New

New beginnings from this day forth so live in the future and do not hold onto the past…

E = Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is an amazing thing as it boosts up a spirit and pushes you along. It is the secret of true success in everything you do so, start to be enthusiastic about the smallest of things and just let it grow…


Yes the WOW that life brings! Have that wow factor in all of your life – your thinking, words and actions – and feel the difference each day…


Y = Year

Yes another New Year is starting for you and how quickly it will go onto the next and the next so live a positive and fulfilled life for the days, the months and the years are so precious – once gone they are gone never to return…

E = Energy

The pulse and the Energy of ALL life around you is just part of yourself so, tap into this Energy and make it YOURS too…

A = Appreciation

The appreciation of ALL life, the minute and the giant, the insect to the Elephant, the young and the old, the sea to the sky and the rivers to the mountains – ALL of life as their life is your life so do not take it for granted and

R = Responsibility

The responsibility to be part of this living planet and make it part of yourself. To look after it – its people, its land, its animals, its beauty and yourself.

None of us stand apart from life but we ALL are each one thread of its web. Whatever we do to the web of life we do to ourselves as just as the spider connects each strand so does each of our lives connect with all others!


Web of life
We are each one thread of the ‘web of life’ and what we do to ourselves and others, we do to the web…!


The 1st of January 2017 was a start of another year just as each 1st of January of every year past has started that year but make this year different.

Be who you are and take care of yourself while looking out for others!

Say YES to spreading your kindness, your truth and your love!

Say YES to making 2017 the turning point towards what life is meant to be!

You can make a difference just as I can too!


My inspirational book – ‘Musings of a Blogger – Inspirational Thoughts for Your Life’s Journey’ is a book which will inspire you to CHOOSE to make a difference – ones that will be right for your life! The inspirational words… the connecting workbook (with it’s two amazing themes – The Hexagon of Life and the Parable of the Butterfly) plus, the Reader’s Group Questions are all written for you to choice to ‘step out’ from those ‘old years’.

So, decide today to take a journey of self-discovery and make this ‘new year’ – 2017, a year of difference!


  • Chapter one – ‘Do you have a dream?’ and chapter 11 of the workbook
  • Chapter two – ‘The Stoppers in our lives’ and chapter 12 of the workbook
  • Chapter three – ‘What is fear?’ and chapter 13 of the workbook
  • Chapter four – ‘Embrace change’ and chapter 14 of the workbook
  • Chapter five – ‘Self-esteem’ – what are your values?’ and chapter 15 of the workbook
  • Chapter six – ‘Challenging your though patterns’ and chapter 16 of the workbook
  • Chapter seven – ‘The Masks We Wear’ and chapter 17 of the workbook
  • Chapter eight – ‘Loneliness and Hope’ and chapter 18 of the workbook
  • Chapter 9 – ‘We can all have happiness – so just go out and grab it!’ and chapter 19 of the workbook and,
  • Chapter 10 – ‘Choices, chances and changes’ and chapter 20 of the workbook.



Musings of A Blogger – Inspirational Thoughts For Your Life’s Journey


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