Yearly Reflections

Hey there… I just thought I’d share this ahead of time. I  have posted this on my blog for the past few years and I love reading back on them.  I thought I’d post it early so if you wanted to post it for yourself you could work on it ahead of time.
1. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? 
2. What was the single best thing that happened this past year?
3. What was the single most challenging thing that happened? 
4. What was an unexpected joy this past year?  
5. What was an unexpected obstacle? 
6. What did you do in 2009 that you’d never done before?

7. What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009?
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
9. What was your biggest failure?
10. Did anyone close to you give birth?
11. Did anyone close to you die?
12. What states/countries did you visit?
13. What dates from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

14. How did you spend Christmas?

15. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

16. Did you suffer illness or injury?
17. What was the best thing you bought?
18. Whose behavior merited celebration?

19. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
20. Where did most of your money go?
21. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
22. Compared to this time last year, are you:

a) happier or sadder? 

b) thinner or fatter? 

            c) richer or poorer?
23. What was your biggest personal change from January to December of this past year?
24. In what way(s) did you grow:

  • emotionally?
  • spiritually?
  • physically?
25. In what way(s) did you grow in your relationships with others?
26. With whom were your most valuable relationships? 
27. Did you fall in love in 2009?
28. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
29. Who did you miss?

30. Who was the best new person you met?
31. What was the most enjoyable area of managing your home? 

32. What was your most challenging area of home management?
33. What was your single biggest time waster in your life this past year? 

34. What was the best way you used your time this past year? 
35. What do you wish you’d done more of?
36. What do you wish you’d done less of?
37. What was the best book you read?

38. What was your favorite TV program?
39. What was your favorite film of this year?
40. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? 
41. What did you want and get?
42. What did you want and not get?
43. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
44. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2009?
45. What kept you sane?
46. What political issue stirred you the most?
47. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2009.
48. What song will always remind you of 2009?
49. How did you ring in the New Year?  

50. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.

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