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Starting the Year Unplugged - Ramen Holiday
I look at life like it’s a book and each year is another chapter. I believe, like, in a novel that life is filled with symbolism, foreshadowing, metaphors, and analogies. I’m a big believer in Fate – I’m very upfront about that. I think certain moments and situations happen because they need to happen, or because they’re meant to happen. Sometimes we need to have our eyes opened. I ended 2014 exhausted. I was too exhausted to even make New Year’s Resolutions. And I’m a New Year’s Resolutions kind of gal. I have a notebook filled with my past New Year’s Resolutions. At the end of each year, I go back and review how many of those resolutions I actually completed. This year I didn’t want to look back on my list of 2014 New Year’s Resolution because I didn’t want to feel the disappointment for all the things I hadn’t accomplished. I hadn’t finished my second novel, in fact, I hadn’t even completed my first draft (though, I’m close). But after writing the rough draft of my first novel in less than a week, anything more feels like a letdown. I also didn’t master the guitar. I still can’t play …