The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time. Here are our top tips on how to best close out 2022, and how to create space for the newness that 2023 will bring!

1. Start with a clean space

There’s no better way to start the new year than with a fresh and clean home. It doesn’t need to be anything drastic, but amidst the celebrations and social catch ups, try to set aside an hour or two to tidy up your home and give it a once over. 

2. Reflect on the last year

Take a moment to make a smoothie or an iced coffee, sit down and journal about the year that you’ve just had. What went super well? What wasn’t quite right? What would you like to bring into 2023, and what would you like to leave behind? 

3. Visualise 

Close your eyes and envision for yourself how you’d like to be feeling in one years’ time. What have you achieved? What are your habits? Where are you? What does your daily life look like? Take some time to get excited and build up expectations for what this next year will yield. 

4. Vision board

This is when we bring our vision to life. Find photos and quotes on pinterest and in magazines and create a vision for your next year that feels exciting and personal. Whether you do this digitally or with scissors and glue; this is a space for creating something that is totally yours!

5. Set goals and intentions

Put pen to paper again and work out some goals and intentions for the new year. Again, there is no need to try and talk yourself into doing anything drastic. Focus on actionable steps that are in alignment with your vision.

6. Take a step!

Now that you’ve gotten clear about what you want for this next year, take action today. Whether it’s something big or small, you’ll feel amazing for getting the momentum going and taking the first step towards your goal. And after the first step, take another and another! 

This practice is not designed to force you to stick rigidly to your goals - it’s rather just about getting you moving towards them. Once you’re in motion, if your priorities change or new doors open up to you, you’ll be more ready to step towards them because you’ll already be looking forwards and moving. All you need to do is focus on the next right thing. 

We are so excited to see what 2023 brings - and we’d love to know what you’re working towards and dreaming about. Tag us in your vision boards and let us know your goals: we’re believing that 2023 is the best year yet!

January 11, 2023 — Eliza Greene