Your Birthday is a great time for reflection

In the weeks leading up to my birthday I’ve been in an organizing and restructuring and decluttering kind of mode. It’s a theme I go through as another year comes to an end. And this year it came with a little bit more – a little something something that has me excited to be sharing with you – It’s called “My Rebel Year” the first part is complete (you’ll see it when you follow the link) and the second part is being word on right now that I’ll be sharing soon.

Anyway, your birthday is a great way to reflect – one could use it as the perfect time to set goals as opposed to using December and January. So here I am taking stock of where I am in my life and in my business and honestly part of me is like – how did I get here? How did I get to the point where things are good. Not just kinda good but you know a solid good?

This is what mindset work, healing work and forgiveness work brings you when you are actively engage in your life and declare your goals and commit to making them happen.

So many times I noticed for myself that the change you want, well you pretty much want it right then in that moment, but since that’s not how things actually work you find yourself frustrated more than anything. And I mean, deep down we know right.

We know that in order to have the life you want, you have to put some work into it.

Mindset work to stay focused even during the shit days.
Healing work to let go of the pain and the stories that hold us back.
Forgiveness work to let go of the anger and hurts.

And the crazy thing is, even though I can feel and see the evidence of the work I put in, I know I am not nearly done let alone where I want to be.

My partner and I have made some big decisions this year and we are actively working towards those goals we have set for ourselves. We are in the middle of a “hurry up and wait” kind of situation – we have a deadline but can’t wait to get there and yet there’s still so much work to be done internally.

Taking a moment on your birthday to reflect I think maybe the greatest gift you can give yourself.

I think that’s why I am also excited about sharing with you about “My Rebel Year” – it’s not quite a magazine and not quite a journal and not quite a workbook – it’s more of a combination of all of those things.

Here’s a bit of a preview:

The issues are already available in the shop – but I am working on something a bit extra – that isn’t quite ready yet. Want to know when it is – get onto my newsletter below!

About the author

Petra Monaco is an artist, author, and professional problem solver for creatives, rebels, and multi-passionates.

She is here to help you remove frustration from your life and achieve your creative dreams with more ease and confidence.

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