I’ve already spent the last few days looking back over the past year, all the stresses and triumphs, fights and laughter. As I count down the hours, then minutes and finally seconds, until the new year, I plan on doing some forward thinking. In what ways can I improve my work? Which relationships will I strengthen and are there any that I should cut off?

Whatever happens in the year to come, know it is another year for each of us to shine a little brighter. A little over one year ago I shared a quote from Marianne Williamson: “[…] We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? We are all meant to shine, as children do. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.”

Be brave and forge a strong path in 2014. Tonight, take a break from worries and let the moment dazzle you with excitement. Here’s to a bright new year. I hope you enjoy a little sparkle!

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