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  • Writer's pictureArjanna van der Plas


I felt completely on top of my game, joining the German WOMEN’S HUB LOVE SESSION with Anja Plattner to reflect on the past year and set intentions for the new year. I was so ready to celebrate my achievements and set some ambitious goals for myself.

But while she guided us through the past year in a beautiful meditation, I felt… nothing. And it wasn’t because my German is still not on par It just felt like all the months were a big gray blur, and I couldn’t for the life of me remember the difference between February and March.

I don’t know about you, but this year has been weird for me. Overall, it has been really great. I feel like I’m thriving when it comes to my health, my relationship, my family and friends, the place we live and last not but least, my work. I feel a deep, deep gratitude for what’s happening in all these areas of my life.

And at the same time, I experience grief. I haven’t been impacted as directly as some others by the pandemic, but my heart weeps for all the suffering and divisiveness (here’s what I wrote about that earlier) that it creates.

So I figured it would be nice to end this year by sharing some simple things that brought me joy this year.

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