Do you have disappointments, regrets and missed opportunities from 2018 bringing you down? We all fail at our resolutions, fall short of a goal or regret a missed opportunity, so don’t be too hard on yourself. Brush it off and stand up straight because you have a whole new year in front of you and a fresh start with 2019.
Give yourself a few minutes to recall positive moments and goals from 2018…
I finished writing my second romance novel and began querying for representation and publication.
I created my plot/timeline for book #3.
I began creating my new office/library/craft room.
Both of my sons are now living down in NC with us.
Good for you!
Now, set some goals and inspirations for 2019…
I want to complete a second draft of my third book.
I want to gain a contract for book #2.
I will begin querying for a reprint of my 1st book (Hong Kong Treasure – publisher closed within a year of its publication).
I will complete my 2019 Goodreads Reading Challenge goal of 50 books.
I will limit my consumption of sugar, dairy and wheat.
Great! Now don’t let any doubt and negativity creep in. Fight it. Start each day with positive thoughts and energy. Remember, you are a great you. Don’t let anyone tell you different. You can shine in 2019!
Tell me your positive items from 2018 and a goal for 2019. Let’s share some much-needed support 🙂
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Beauty is more than a skinny body, fancy clothes, and makeup. Going through cancer can put your body through harsh treatments and sometimes multiple surgeries. Some lose their hair, some have only the spot where the cancer is removed, and some have both breasts removed. Radiation and chemotherapy are harsh treatments. Going through these treatments and surgeries can make you feel ugly and less like a woman.
When I was given the choice to have a mastectomy, I thought I had to have reconstruction to keep my beauty. I thought I’d be less of a woman without breasts. After the surgery it took me a while to look at my chest or look at myself shirtless in a mirror. I was afraid to see the scars where my breasts used to be. I was afraid I would look ugly and disfigured. When I finally looked at my chest, I cried.
Christmas is my favorite holiday, but with all the shopping, activities, parties and baking it can get stressful. That can lead to headaches, arguments with spouses and screaming, “I can’t wait til this is all over!” Don’t let this happen to you. With a little advance planning and patience you can have a really enjoyable and fun holiday which includes special time for spouses.
7 Ideas To Keep Christmas Merry For Couples:
A Sexy Stocking filled with adult goodies and coupons promising fun when cashed in by your spouse. The Dating Divas have a kit with instructions and ideas to help.
A Midnight Toast for you and your spouse just as Christmas Day begins before all the celebrating starts. Even a few minutes of telling each other how special they are and toasting your love can make the holiday season extra special.
Decorate your bedroom with Christmas Lights to create a romantic mood.