With the new year underway, some of us may already have fumbled on our new resolutions. It’s a great time to check in with ourselves and re-evaluate where we are with our priorities. Studies show that the human mind only processes one thing at a time, so it follows that rather than scatter our focus among a variety of goals, it may help to hone in on a single intention.

A teacher of mine calls this an “umbrella intention.” Watch this illuminating video if you want to explore the idea of umbrella intentions in more depth:

Of all your hopes for this year, what inspires you most and feels closest to your heart? What is a positive affirmation you can say to yourself to embody this way of being?

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