Closing time and New Beginings!

As I take the time to review the year that has gone by, with its ups and downs; I began to connect to a feeling of deep gratitude for all the amazing things I lived during 2011.
For me, it has been the most amazing year of my life, in every area. I finally decided to have the courage to follow my heart and began making all the changes I have been thinking I wanted to do for the last 2 years.As I have written before, everything in life is a process, and this year I started to put into action many intentions I had in mind for the past couple of years. The process of evaluating what aspects of my life needed to get modified, and the process to clarify what it was I really needed had finally made its fruition as I set the wheel of change in motion.I left my old job, which I am very grateful for, because it helped me develop many of the skills I have today; provided me with the necessary means to support myself and study some of my way through university, it also covered my yoga training for the last 4 years. But most important of all, has been all the awesome people I have met along the way; some of them have become family members thanks to all the time and experiences we have lived together, some others are great friends and others have been around to make me learn a lesson or two and overall have helped me shape who I am today and hence, what I am now able to offer the world through every interaction I have and through my yoga.It has been all those years of learning, going through difficult experiences as well as amazing and awesome ones, that helped me to grow to trust myself enough to begin the journey I embarked on this great 2011. I decided to dedicate myself fully to my passion: yoga, and have also started to work on my writing which I had wanted to do for a long time. I came out of my comfort zone and have been spending time in two different countries, getting close to family and good old friends and making new ones along the way. I´ve had to face the fear of failure by leaving my old job and taking a leap of faith; the fear of rejection by constantly exposing myself through my yoga teaching and through everything I share with you on my writing; and I had began to discover and learn a lot more about myself in regards to my thinking patterns, which ultimately has made me able to consciously start to shift my belief system, to generate different emotions, perspectives and finally is helping me shape the life I really want to live and  love living.
Looking back to this year that is vanishing today, I can’t help but feel grateful for all the awesome people I have in my life; this year I trully felt the support of many of my friends and family in many different ways, none of what I have done this year would have been possible without them, they are my most valued treasure today and will always be for as long as I live.
I have gotten in deeper touch with myself and my spiritual path has grown inmensely, taking this leap of faith in life has made all the difference in enhancing my spiritual practice.
As the year ends, I am also very satisfied with everything I have lived during these 12 months, it has been the most productive year of my life so far and even though there are few things I didn’t get done, I am still very happy with all the progress I made; and I can see clearer than ever, that it was possible because I took the time last year to set my intentions in every area of my life and I defined a path to follow to make it happen. Of course the plans never worked exactly as I planned them, some of them turned out to be better than I thought and others were some of the biggest challenges of my life as my plans got twisted and my ability to cope with stress, face my fears and come up with new ideas and solutions was put to test.I still have many things to work on and I already made a list of all my accomplishments, the mistakes I made, therefore the lessons learned; and as I look ahead to the year to come, I have also made a list of my goals and objectives and I am very excited to start with even clearer intentions than the ones I had a year ago; even better, with the most positive attitude and a sense of deep gratitude and joy for the life I am living. The changing process continues to take shape with the new year.
So please, take the time to review the year that is fading or, that just faded (depending on when you get to read this) and gain clarity in regards to what you have learned, so that you can clearly establish what you still have to work on. Then always remember that when you follow your heart, everything falls into place, all doors open for you and your life will unfold in wonderful ways that are even better than what you can imagine. Keep in mind to have the determination and courage to stay focused on your path, intentions and your heart’s desires as well as your intuition; you will surely start living the life of your dreams as you do this. Remember, the Universe ALWAYS supports what you want, think and are capable of imagining, so aim high and go for it all! Happy New Year!!!
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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Yinneth
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 11:26:15

    This is so beautiful Mi Yinneth! Gracias por compartirlo.

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 03, 2012 @ 17:06:05

      Mi Yinneth!!! Qué alegría que lo hayas leído!!! Me encanta porque eres una de esas personas de las que estoy infinitamente agradecida por tener en mi vida y eres parte de esa familia escogida a lo largo del camino! Te amo!!! 🙂

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  2. Juan Carlos Hernandez Fuentes ( J.C.)
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 11:58:39

    Excellent article. Inspiring. Happy New Year for you too, I wish you just success and happiness for this 2012, please, achieve all your dreams and thank you so much for this drops of clarity that you give us with every article. J.C.

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 03, 2012 @ 17:05:03

      Thank you Juan Carlos!!! I am glad you found something that inspires you, that is the whole point why I am sharing my experiences through my writing! Happy New Year to you too! 🙂

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  3. Alessandra Sanchez-Reyes
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 18:25:26

    Just wonderful!
    While I was reading each one of your words I actually saw 2011 developing as crazy and passionate movie and I my heart feels that the future has beautiful things for us HD.
    I am always grateful to have you in my life, not only you bring love but that light that helps me see things clearly.
    Thanks for sharing.

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 03, 2012 @ 18:32:54

      I am so grateful to have you in my life!!!! One of my favorite ppl who has helped me grow so much!! 🙂 we are living in the future right now and it is great, inspiring and amazing in spite of the challenges we are facing every single day! Love you!!! 🙂 Thanks for the comment! You are also one of my chosen family members! 🙂

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  4. Eleonora Arce
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 20:07:58

    Me encantó! Te felicito demasiado! Y me siento muy identificada con vos pues estoy pasando por un proceso parecido, con muchos cambios para este 2012, entre ellos cambio de carrera y trabajo nuevo, enfrentando los mismos miedos que has tenido pero con mis metas y mis sueños bien definidos en mi corazón. Se nota que estás feliz y has logrado ese anhelado balance en tu vida entre trabajo, actividad física, relaciones personales y espiritualidad. Te deseo muchos éxitos para el 2012 y no se te olvide…”there´s no rejection, only selection!” Un abrazo. Eleonora.

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 03, 2012 @ 21:26:40

      Qué linda Eleonora!!! Gracias por tu comentario. Estoy segura que te va a ir super bien en esta nueva etapa, pues siempre que seguimos nuestro corazón nos va bien! 🙂 Los mejores deseos para ti también en el 2012, mucha salud, amor y bendiciones y gracias, tienes toda la razón con respecto a lo de la “selección” – Besossssss!!! 🙂

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  5. Alice Rode
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 20:09:59

    Bueno, es bellisimo leerlo y leerte, se te siente bien, tranquila, y con las pilas muy bien puestas. Te felicito, pues sabe llegarle bonito a tu gente. Sigue p’alante, que p’alante es p’alla!!!
    Te quiero mucho y se que este nuevo ciclo va ser increible para ti, te lo mereces. Que los ups &downs te sigan dejando sus aprendizajes, que de eso se trata.
    Besos y gracias

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 03, 2012 @ 21:28:26

      Te quiero mucho mi Alice!!! Gracias por todo el apoyo que siempre me das, eres otra de esas grandes personas en mi vida y siempre doy gracias porque eres parte de ella! Esa otra miembro familiar espiritual!!! Lo mejor también para ti en este año, se que es un gran año para todos!!!!! 🙂 Besosssss!!! 🙂

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  6. Jonathan Segura
    Jan 03, 2012 @ 21:56:18

    Hola Farrita!!
    Tiempo sin hablar con vos. Me alegra montones ver el cambio positivo que ha tenido tu vida y a la vez me llena de inspiracion. Sos un alma llena de fuerza y energia (a.k.a laser lady…jejeje) y se que muchas cosas grandes estan todavia por delante. Espero tengamos la oportunidad de compartir la proxima vez que estes por estos rumbos…SOLO EXITOS PARA ESTE 2012!!!

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 03, 2012 @ 22:00:07

      Yogatan!!!!! 🙂 jajajaja! qué bueno saber de tí! Feliz 2012, que este año esté lleno de salud y bendiciones para ti! Me encanta que hayas encontrado algo de inspiración con esto y ya se me había olvidado lo del laser lady!!! Gracias por augurarme tantas cosas buenas por delante, te deseo el triple a ti cariño!!! 🙂 De fijo cuando esté por allá nos tenemos que ver! Un fuerte abrazo!!! 🙂

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  7. laurie albarran
    Jan 04, 2012 @ 07:54:04

    Farrah MARAVILLOSO articulo, gracias por compartirlo, no te conosco en persona , pero me trasmites paz , con tus fotos y tus articulos, doy gracias por eso.
    te deseo un Feliz Año 2012!!! las mejores vibras del universo para ti y tu familia.

    NAMASTE!

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 04, 2012 @ 10:02:32

      Qué linda Laurie!!!! Los mejores deseos para ti y los tuyos también este 2012 y espero que finalmente en algún momento de este año nos podamos conocer en persona! : ) Me encanta saber que aunque sea virtualmente, te hago sentir algo tan bueno! Un fuerte abrazo!!! : )

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  8. Ramón Roa
    Jan 04, 2012 @ 11:10:15

    Maravillosa y acertiva exposición muñeca. Espero pronto disfrutar una magistral clase de yoga en un tranquilo lugar q te espera en Caracas,Venezuela. Cuando llegues habrá gente esperando para que brindes ese amor kundalini. Espero sea parte de ese bello recorrido por el que transitas.

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    • farrahyaspeyoga
      Jan 04, 2012 @ 15:53:22

      Hola Cariño!!! Feliz Año!!! Gracias por tu comentario! Espero de verdad poder compartir este camino contigo en vivo y directo en algún momento. Venezuela me espera, ya tengo una invitación a Margarita y bueno, ahora que dices eso en Caracas también pues genial!!! Esperemos que se pueda concretar para finales de este año! Te mantendré informado! Te quiero!!! Besos!

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