Different Year Same Sh**

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I went back to work after an extended break┬árecently and my overwhelming thought on the first day was, ‘Different year, same sh**’. I’m sure I’m not the only peep who feels this way on returning to their day job after the Christmas holiday period.

Happily things have improved since then. But which Tarot card would this feeling be represented by?

Maybe this one… Continue reading

The Wheel Of Fortune Reversed: Same Old Same Old

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Anyone else get a major whiff of deja` vu this time of year? The same old articles trotted out on avoiding over-indulgence on Christmas Day, the mayhem of Boxing Day sales and advice on how to get a toned bod (it’s summer here in Australia). Seriously. I think newspaper editors just recycle the same stuff every year.

Albert Einstein said that the definition of insanity is to do the same thing over and over again and expect different results. Yet every year we trot up to the same faces at Christmas dinner and expect to avoid the arguments we had last time round. We make the same New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, exercise more or give up smoking and expect them to work. Doh!

For me The Wheel Of Fortune Reversed is the card that represents being stuck in a rut. Repeating old patterns. Some peeps are happy to stick with the same old same old. Me, not so much.

How do you keep this time of year fresh and meaningful?