A dream is a wish your heart makes

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks thinking that I should write a 2017 End of Year article. I thought about giving sage advice like “10 things you can do to make 2018 amazing” or “My New Year’s resolutions” or something along those lines. All these ideas seem a bit done and dull. When I have writer’s block, I go out to talk to the people for inspiration. “The people” being my awesome #ladybadass friends who are a veritable buffet of brilliant ideas.

We have the ever fabulous Maria Sipka who picks an intention word for each year and tries to live it each and every day. Her 2017 word was Unleashed. I’m super excited to hear what her 2018 word is going to be.

I also had lunch with the very thoughtful and inspiring Laura Froelich who, when I posed the question, cooly reminded me that she didn’t ever do “New Years” things. She just makes a decision and starts. I am in constant awe of this woman’s decisiveness.

Honestly, I think they’re both brilliant plans, and you can stop reading now. Do one of those items, and I assure you 2018 will be a banner year. Seriously.

But of course, I have another thought, another strategy to make 2018 the best year ever. It’s based on my most significant learning experience from 2017. Let me explain. Continue reading “A dream is a wish your heart makes”