Wow! What a year it has been! And many people have asked how I can possibly speak about thriving when it just feels like we are surviving.
But that is the point! Thriving is not what we learn when everything is going well, when life is just humming along. We learn to thrive when we take on the challenge of the tough stuff! When we decide that surviving is not enough. Growing and changing, challenging and surmounting. Those are where we learn the skills of thriving.
Then, when things are a bit easier… a lul in the action… we can breathe and enjoy.
Which brings us to the cusp of a new year. When 2020 started, most of us were unprepared for the last 9 or 10 months… but it was already in motion. Now, as we look down the path of the New Year, change is once again in motion. For us to get “back to life.” Even though life never really went away. We didn’t go into suspended animation.
Many of us made changes; many held on for dear life. But innovation is all around us. Evidence of what we humans do in the face of challenge, when we rise to the challenge.
In this episode of the podcast, you catch me mid-run, on one of my favorite trails, just a few days before New Years. I wanted to reflect a bit, encourage a bit, and point us all down a path that is coming, regardless.
What path will you take into the New Year? Listen in below.
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