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Happy New Year!

I would like to start by wishing everyone a very Happy New Year and I hope 2013 brings health, wealth and happiness to you all!


2013


Happy New Year
I love a new year and I have a feeling that 2013 is going to be a good one. I always see the new year stretching ahead like a blank canvas; a chance to really focus on what direction you want your life to take. You can either start something completely new or you can start to compound and move forward with things that you have started previously.  Over the last few weeks I have been giving a lot of thought to where I want to be by the end of this year and I have decided that as well as continuing with my teaching, I will expand the part of my music business which I love most and focus on building that this year.

My Plans


For many, many years now I have used a combination of NLP (neuro linguistic programming), mind power and confidence enhancement techniques to help actors, singers and musicians achieve their full potential. I love watching these people (over time) blossom and gain confidence and a new sense of self-esteem when they realise that they can actually do things that they felt they might never achieve. Because I enjoy this part of my job so much, I have decided that that's the area to expand this year and so I have decided to offer a life coaching/business life coaching service to anyone who wants it. You can find out more about that by visiting my new website/blog by clicking on this link Denise Mitchell.

A couple of weeks ago I thought that I might give up on Cupcakes and Cadenzas (this blog) and just take it off the blogosphere but I love this blog so much that I just couldn't do it so, I've decided to dedicate some time each week to keeping this blog up and running. Blogging is one of my favourite things in the world and Cupcakes and Cadenzas is a personal blog where I can talk about almost anything so it's a bit of light relief.

I have also decided to get back to my writing this year It has fallen very much by the wayside over the last 12-18 months and I'm really looking forward to getting back to it. I have set up another blog which will be for book reviews and all things bookish and writerish and I hope that if this interests any of you then you will join me over there. You can find it by clicking this link Life with Yvie  It's a very new blog so keep checking back and you will gradually see some content appearing.

Anyway, I really just wanted to wish you all a Happy New Year and let you know what's going on in Deniseworld.  It's taken a lot of thought to finally decide just which direction I wanted to go in, but I truly feel I am there now. It seems like a lot to take on but I know that the time is right.

What About You?


What are everyone else's plans for this new year? Do you also see a new year as a blank page, a chance to take your life in a new direction? Do you intend to work on the things you've already started or do you just see it as another year of doing the same old thing?

Comments

WellPlannedLife said…
I'm looking forward to more on this blog, and I'm going to check your others as well. Happy new year!
Denise said…
Thanks Kanalt! A happy and prosperous New Year to you and yours too!

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