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Resolutions That Matter: A Journaling Session with Richard Miller

“Like the banks of a river, your intentions keep you flowing in the right direction… When you affirm your intentions, say what you mean, and mean what you say. That way, they’re your living reality in this and every moment of your life.” –Richard Miller

On the brink of a bright new year, we traditionally pause to not only reflect on all we’ve accomplished but to envision what comes next. It’s a prime time to set a course toward greater fulfillment. As we do so, it’s worth considering: How can we ensure that the intentions and goals we set for ourselves are in alignment with who we truly are and what we want in life? 

In the following journaling exercise, our own Richard Miller invites you to explore this question so that you set and affirm meaningful intentions for 2020 that reflect your deepest heartfelt desire. So grab a notebook, settle in, and prepare to start your year off right.

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Will Medd

Permalink December 31, 2019 at 11:08am

Thank for provoking me to relook at my intentions. I'm reflecting on how different they feel during periods of 'forgetting' - when they feel more distant, less alive - compared to those moments when they simply are a lived truth that don't need stating, not least becaue "I" is less forgrounded. So, I'm going to watch closely how my phrasing may affect that distance; I mean, of course, I am watching closely !

Susanne Rieger [none]

Permalink January 2, 2020 at 2:46am

Your image "like the banks of a river" in connection with intentions is very helpful for me. This image really symbolizes how intentions work. Thanks to yoga nidra, and to your book on iRest, I've understood how important it is to find heartfelt intentions which I really want to become true, which I really mean. Love, Susann

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