Yes, it’s that time for self reflection. I spared you my standard Christmas letter where I’d blast you with all the accomplishments of my (imaginary) giant family and myself. No, there were no student of the month awards, promotions or trips to the Galapagos Islands I had to throw into your face. Also I’ve neither been awarded any good citizen awards nor added any other trophies I could mention to make you feel bad.
Seriously: What sticks with me for 2012 is the underlying theme of moving towards a more conscious lifestyle. I’d simply define that as living a life that makes sense to me and being in integrity with my beliefs of how I should function as a member of our society. Of course life is full of variables and can’t be squeezed into a simple formula of how to do things the right way. And even if that where the case my formula would be vastly different from yours.
But I developed a heightened sense for feeling good about living life in line with my values and ideals and not just sit and talk about them. Ready for a little more detail? Here are some things that have shifted for me: