One thing I used to love doing in the run up to Christmas as a child was sitting down and writing my letter to Santa. It’s quite a few years since I last sat down and wrote one now, but this year I thought I would make sure the big man knew just why I deserved to be on the good list!
In years gone by I have often wondered whether I deserve to be on the nice list or not but this year I thoroughly believe that I do.
Over the past few years I have come to the realisation that blogging to me is so much more than a hobby, it is a way of life, something that I am passionate about and that I really enjoy doing. This year I have worked so hard on making sure that the content I put up on here is engaging, motivating and enjoyable. I am so proud of this little corner of the internet and how far it has come this year and I cannot wait to see where the next 12 months take it.
Writing has also opened new doors for me and I have gained new interests through sitting at my laptop a few nights a week and chatting with some of the most inspiring people I know. This year I applied to go back to University and take on a Masters course to try and further my career away from blogging too. Although I didn’t get accepted on this occasion I’m not letting this hold me back and totally believe that everything happens for a reason.
There is something else waiting out there for me.
I have become so much stronger over the past 12 months, not only physically but mentally. I don’t take setbacks personally or as badly as I used to do, I am more resilient and bounce back instead of staying down.
I have taken charge of my life, my destiny and I know that if I want to make something of my life then I need to make it happen.
I guess what I am trying to say is that I honestly believe that as hard as 2016 has been, I am a better person for it and that in 2017 I’ll continue to grow, to develop and progress because I am more focused and determined than ever before.
To all of you out there that take the time to read this, thank you for popping by, for your unconditional support and Merry Christmas.
Are you on the naughty or nice list this year? Let me know below and I’ll catch up with you again soon, until then though x
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