2021 is coming to a close. Is it just me, or did 2021 fall into some sort of time warp and now we are here at the end of it?! It’s time to think about ending the year well.
The end of the year is a part of our yearly cycle of renewal, rest, and rejuvenation. As humans, we thrive in cycles.
- In a 24-hour period – we have day and night.
- In a week – we have work days and weekends.
- In a year we made a trip around the sun – we have weather seasons, and seasons like summer break, back to school, and the holiday season.
Our bodies intuit these cycles by daylight and circadian rhythms. We hear songs on the radio that cue us into a new season. We see red cups at Starbucks and our heart skips a beat with excitement for a new season.
Cycles are part of our DNA.
So this is a season to end a cycle of a year and to reflect and restore ourselves for the next cycle to begin in January.
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