Like or not, 2020 was a year that taught us a great deal. Perhaps in this difficult year, we learned more about ourselves than any year before. For the majority of people who will read this and myself included, the restrictions placed on us by the Government in relation to coronavirus was likely the greatest limit of freedom we’ve ever experienced. To put that into historical context, we are incredibly lucky that for many of us, this was the first great national trauma or episode of our lifetimes. Our grandparents likely fought much worse.
Reflecting back on a year of adjustment, limits, and fear, I am doing my best to see these things with the skills they’ve encouraged me to develop: versatility and adaptability, working within difficult and strained conditions, and being courageous and choosing love. It hasn’t been easy, at one point, I was so close to giving up, seeing my business teetering on the brink as customers and contracts fell apart. I chose to dig deep into the most beautiful and commendable part of my work ethic and instead bounce back with greater determination, but, it wouldn’t have been possible without you. Every web visitor makes a difference, every click, every reader, every customer, every contract, they are all the components of a great turnaround, but it’s not over.
I’ve found reasons to be hopeful that 2021 is a beacon of hope for myself, but I’ve also found reasons to believe it can be the same for you, and for this wonderful planet. Here’s why: