New Years Resolutions

December 31, 2014

This year I'm keeping my New Year's resolutions simple...
1. RELAX
Relaxing is not something I'm very good at. I find it hard to know when I should stop working. And even when I finally decide to "clock out" for the day, I usually find myself doing some sort of "psuedo-work" with the excuse that I'm only doing "the fun kind of work." I'm thinking maybe I need to take more baths this year. The whole sitting still thing is great, but I think in order to really enjoy that, I'm going to need to worry less overall. I need to recommit myself to surrender. I'm not in charge anyways. God's got me, I just need to get out my way & surrender myself to life as it's happening.
2. DREAM
 
 
This one's not so hard. I'm a pretty big dreamer. But I have to admit as SoulMakes continues to grow I sometimes find myself trapped in fear, riddled with questions that all seem to begin with "how" and this often prevents me from seeing the bigger picture. The fact is, my dreams have come true! Here I am with a successful business and a beautiful life, but it doesn't end there! I have to keep dreaming bigger dreams! You know what they say, if your dreams don't scare you...they aren't big enough!
3. SHINE
I think Marianne Williamson sums this one up best.. 
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others."
And my favorite stones to take me into the New Years are Citrine, Labradorite & Pyrite..
 
Labradorite is the perfect stone to ring in the new year, it a stone of transformation and a helpful companion through change. Pyrite is an energizing gem, which will help to keep you going through whatever resolutions you may have and Citrine is the stone of success, to ensure a wonderful year!
 
Check out our House & Home section if you want to get your hands on some of these beautiful and healing crystals. I highly recommend the Serenity Crystal Collection for good vibes in the New Year! You can also check out bedding and room decor here!
 
Thank you all so much for your love and support and for making 2014 the best year yet for SoulMakes! We are so grateful and we can't wait to show you what excitement we have in store for 2015!
 
What are your New Years Resolutions?!
 
Happy New Year!
MacK Mars + the SoulMakes team
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