A Season of Reflection and Redefinitions

Comet N.
2 min readDec 28, 2023
Photo by Hanna Postova on Unsplash

As we approach the end of the year, it’s natural to reflect on how the year has been. Some may feel excited about the prospect of a new year, while others may wish the current year would end sooner to start anew. Whatever your feelings are, they are valid, and it’s important to acknowledge them.

However, amid all the hustle and bustle, we often forget to pay tribute to the experiences that have shaped us throughout the year. It’s important to take a step back and relish the beautiful moments that stood out to us, appreciate our accomplishments, and reconnect with loved ones. It’s also a time to reflect on our mistakes and misgivings so we can learn from them and do better in the future.

If you’re feeling out of sorts, I suggest taking some time to reflect. Go through your journal and read about the experiences you’ve had over the past months. Try journaling or writing a reflective piece on the turning points of your life this year. You could also reach out to people you trust and ask for their perspective on how you’ve grown this year.

Redefining ourselves is an important part of the process. It allows us to rewrite our story, retrace our steps, and double down on the good things happening in our lives. The holidays present a perfect opportunity for us to do so, to let go of the painful memories and be encouraged to move forward. It’s a time to relax, reflect, and redefine our path to a new year, with new resolutions and, hopefully, a better version of ourselves.

Remember that your experiences have added value and substance to your life, regardless of whether they were highs or lows. It’s important to ask yourself if you’re happy and comfortable with who you are right now. If not, now is the perfect time to take action and start creating the life you want to live. So, take some time to enjoy the festive season and let your mind wander. It’s amazing what creativity can arise from a clear mind.

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Comet N.

A girl who writes & addresses toxic hidden agenda in the form of topical issues whilst digesting their relative life lessons. I can't alone— It's a ‘let's all’.