A Water New Year
If 2009 left you feeling a bit out of touch with yourself, and you need to spend some time reflecting on the current state of your life, Water is your intention for January. Whether you’d like to open your mind to new things, or get in touch with your creative side, here are some ways to bring Water energy into your life and your wardrobe this season.
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Tips to Waterize Your Life
1. Start a new hobby. We all have things we’ve always wanted to take up – felting, decoupage, wine, photography – you name it. The new year is the perfect time to get some new offbeat skills. Imagine the possibilities if you started a new hobby every year…
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2. Keep a journal. Those of us looking to get more in touch with our inner mind might enjoy writing our thoughts down day to day. It’s the perfect creative outlet, not to mention a great way to document your state of mind throughout the year.
3. Practice yoga. If the exercise aspect doesn’t appeal to you, do it just to free your mind. In a day of stress and responsibilities, an hour of yoga is one of the best ways to be alone with your thoughts. You’ll walk away feeling liberated, and mentally stimulated.
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4. Travel. If you have the means, now is a great time to plan a trip. Whether you’re jetsetting to a faraway land, or road tripping to a nearby town, experiencing a new place is a great way to find new ideas and inspiration for your life.
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Even if you don’t consider yourself the creative type, it’s important for all of us to keep grasp of who we are, and our brains stimulated. You never know what might pour out of you when you let your mind sore!