Once again, I’m offering my RESET workshop so we can kick of the new year right. This workshop has proven to be so much fun, and so effective for figuring out what we really want, and how to move towards making that happen.
We take journaling and planning seriously in this course. Taking pen to paper is a powerful way to figure things out. Like a math problem that gets too complex to figure in your head, our lives are complex, and taking the problem to paper can make it easier to see solutions.
Writing it down also helps us track changes and measure progress. If you really want to change something in your life, write it down. If you know something in your life needs to change, but you don’t know what, or how, write that down, too. And then keep writing.
This class is paced out over four days, and the space between classes is intentional. This allows you the time to process each lesson before we take what we learned and apply it to the next lesson. Thoughts will bubble up as you’re washing the dishes or playing Minecraft or otherwise making your way through the day.
Each day we will start with an 11 am PST Facebook Live in our Facebook group (be sure to join our Facebook group). The live lessons will be around 20 minutes (hopefully, I’m trying to keep them short) and will go over the day’s workbook which you can download from the day’s lesson here in our Courageous Courses school.
Wednesday, December 28, 2021
2021 in review through all areas of our lives
What’s your ideal day?
Thursday, December 29, 2021
What do you really want?
What changes do you want to make in your life?
Friday, December 30, 2021
What words are you choosing to set your intention for the year?
Saturday, December 31, 2021
Putting it all together
From plans to actions
I will keep this course open for new students and available throughout the year until December 1, 2022. You can come back and rewatch the lessons or review the workooks at any time. RESETs don’t have to be confined to the New Year.
I’ll see you Tuesday morning. I can’t wait to get started!!!
I am so ready for the new year. I spent much of 2020 hidden away. Like many of you, my days and weeks and months were consumed with coping. At the end of each year, we often slide into the tail end of December a bit worn out, but 2020 took this to a whole new level. This year challenged us, all of us, in ways we weren’t prepared for. It’s become cliche to say this was a hard year, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true.
But the year is almost over. It’s time for a new year. A new page. We will still have the same problems once the bell tolls us into 2021, but we can stop, take a breath, hit reset, and then tackle the new year with a plan. Let’s take a moment to reevaluate, to consider what’s working, what’s not, and look at our challenges with new eyes to find new solutions.
Journals are a tool
My friends know that journaling is important to me. They know that it’s an important part of how I cope and how I process what’s happening in my life. What they may not know, is that I drop the habit of journaling from time to time, too. I don’t journal every day, and I don’t believe everyone needs to.
People often think that journaling is not for them because they don’t do it every day or they keep forgetting about it, but I have a secret for you. Your journal is not an obligation; it’s a tool. Use it when you need it. If you turn journaling into a chore, it loses its magic. Journaling does not need to be an everyday endeavor to be a robust tool for you.
Taking pen to paper is a powerful way to figure things out. Like a math problem that gets too complex to figure in your head, our lives are complex, and taking the problem to paper can make it easier to see solutions. Writing it down also helps us track changes and measure progress. If you really want to change something in your life, write it down. If you know something in your life needs to change, but you don’t know what, or how, write that down, too. And then keep writing. Ask your self questions, and then after you write all the bullshit answers, keep writing. That’s where you find the good stuff, after you get the bullshit out of the way.
Sometimes, having a guide can help: a workbook or class with questions and writing prompts and encouragement to help you figure out what you want, how you’re going to make it better, and how you’re going to manage each step.
Reset: A Fresh Start for a New Year Journaling and Planning Workshop
I’ve been teaching these classes for years, but this year I decided to present them online. I’m starting with a free, 4-day workshop to help you plan the year ahead. What coping skills did you need last year? How did they work? How can you improve them? What new tactics can you employ this year to help make it better? How will you find the flexibility to bend with circumstances and still do what you need to do? And most importantly, what do you really want? You don’t need to know the answers to get started, we’ll find them along the way.
During the Workshop, we will gather in a Facebook Group for a live session each day, with workbooks and challenges, and plenty of encouragement. The workshop will run from December 28 through December 31, 2020, with a Facebook Live session each morning at 11am Pacific Time. In addition, I will record my presentations in case the scheduled time doesn’t work for you.
Click the button below to join our workshop. Let’s plan our way to a better 2021.