Today is my second 45th birthday! Right now I am in Vietnam on vacation. I got to celebrate the 13th in here with my husband and two bestsisters. We had an amazing day touring important monuments in Hue (pronounced Way) that connect to the American War (known in the U.S. as the Vietnam War).
Then we did some local people watching and a nice dinner at the resort where’re staying. It was a nice but looooong day. Because I’m in a time zone matrix, I woke up and there were still another 8 hours left of my birthday in the U.S. It was super nice to wake up to text messages and online posts from my friends back home.
45 will be a year of double everything for me. My word for the year is ‘fruition: the state or action of producing fruit. No more planning. No more brainstorming. No more giving my time and attention to thinking about making moves.
All action, all year.
I’m setting that intention.
I’m not expecting magic this year. Only clarity of purpose by clearing out emotional and physical clutter. I’ve already started by spending the first few days of the year reorganizing my home and work offices, setting up the framework for my planner, and setting personal and family goals. In addition to the goals, I have benchmarks and timelines to hold myself accountable. I’m not saying take more vacations, I’m setting potential dates now. I don’t need all the details to make commitments. But I need to write things down if I have any chance of manifesting the intentions.
So today, January 13th part II, I’m writing this post to remind myself of what I aspire to in this 45th year of life. I cannot wait to look back next year and see all the things I manifested.