Q1: Best thing that happened to me in 2008?
A1: Many many things, learnt to surf, kept a promise to myself and stayed in Portugal for the full 1 year (and more). Get to really spend time with family. Discovered I could really teach yoga and enjoy it. Felt what it is to be the owner of my time and of me as a person.
Q2: What did I do this year that I’m really proud of?
A2: Learning to BE and FEEL at a very deep lever, the good the bad and the ugly:)
Q3: Who did I really help?
A3: Linda and Tom Roh
Q4: Who do I need to Thank and acknowledge for having been there for me?
A4: Anne especially during the first 6 months of my move to Portugal. Sue, Darleen, Fiona, Vovo and Pam
Q5: Top 3 lessons I learnt?
A5: 1. I can be myself 2. I can find out what I truly want? 3. I can be in pain and still know I’m a good person and it is all ok.
Q6: What increased my happeiness and joy this year?
A6: 1. Living with more sunshine, sea, natural beauty and open spaces 2. The new, interesting people I’ve met 3. Being true to myself 4. Sharing my life’s experiences and yoga – Sharing in General, it’s been a theme for me.
Q7: What’s something I got through that was really tough?
A7: My own feelings and stories and days of lonliness. The feelings of rejection and not being loved for who I am and what I want from this life.
Q8: What did I avoid that I must pay more attention to in 2009?
A8: Money and my father
Q9: What character trait did I develop this year?
A9: Compassion and Love – for myself and others
Q10: What new people did I meet that are now in my life?
A10: Linda, Tom, Connie, Sue, Annett, Catia, Darleen, Luis, Fiona, Trish, Katie, Filipa, Maureen, Joao, Teca, Karen, Winike, Elaine, Samar, Eileen, Amy, Rita, Cleia, Wes, Pam, Edyta, Mira, Marco.