This all fits quite neatly together, the fact that one of my blogging days is the last day of February, and as one of my goals this year is to post monthly journals, there could not be a better time for me to post this. Though this is all a neat affair, February, on the other hand, was not. If I could summarise these past four weeks into one word, it would be discovery.
One of the strangest months I’ve had in a while, not strange in a particularly bad way but in that so much has happened, the list of things that happened this month seem to be infinite though the month itself is only 28 days long.
If you’ve read my February Goals post you’ll know that my theme for this month was consistency. For the most part, I’d like to think I’ve accomplished this. I made it to work and enjoyed my time regularly, I completed 6 out of 9 habits that I decided to focus upon (I’m still working towards accomplishing all 9 on a more regular basis). Yet most of all, I feel another internal shift, similar to what I had felt in January, but different all at the same time.
I decided that it was time for me to focus on myself more this month, I made it a point to read more books, so far I’ve been taken with murder mysteries and detective fiction. I made a trip to the local museum and art gallery where a new exhibition was taking place about how things that are cute can also be creepy. I definitely agreed.
The best thing about practising self-care this month was getting to eat all the delicious foods I could get my hands on, whether it was an old favourite or something completely new, I was in heaven, perhaps it wasn’t the nicest thing to do to my body, but at times I find that self-care is doing what you need to do in those pockets of time.
Now that the month has ended, I’m ready to get my head down and become a lot more productive in the upcoming months (changes are happening), I find that this is almost a bittersweet goodbye to a month that I genuinely enjoyed, both with the new discoveries and adventures I had, but also the discoveries I made within myself, the things I learnt and ultimately the person I’ve now come to be.
Everything really does happen for a reason.
Goodbye February, you were a good one.
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