Don’t worry about them.
We are not responsible for the way other people experience or interpret the world. We’re not the ones holding their lens up for them, nor is it up to us how clean they keep that lens.
This list is known as The Noble Eightfold Path, which is the Buddha's practical instructions to reach the end of suffering.
The future’s not ours to see, so assume the best possible outcome for the highest good of all involved is inevitable, and bring your focus back to this moment.
I'm a big fan of making a Vision Board to start a new year. I find it sets a fresh tone and helps to shake off any residual negativity from the past twelve months.
I made my very first one in 2006, the year I lived in Hawaii.
I'd been collaging as a creative outlet since childhood but hadn't thought to focus the craft in an intentional way around manifesting my desires until the dots were connected for me on a rare cloudy day in Kona, when I accepted an invitation to cut up magazines and glue the findings haphazardly onto a piece of poster board with four other women, only one of whom I knew, and she only vaguely.
This is my board from that year: