These end of the year quotes and questions will provide inspiration to reflect on all the good and bad things that happened during the last 12 months. Having a clear picture of how you feel about last year events will help you to create your best year, yet.
There are positive and negative events in every year.
Good things about 2022:
- Not worrying so much about COVID-19
- Using a face mask only in crowded areas
- Traveling more
- Getting together with family and friends
- Flexibility to work from home and the workplace
Bad things about 2022
- Inflation increased the price of everything
- War between Russia and Ukraine
What good things happened to you in 2022?
Let’s start by making a list. Think about:
Keep in mind that our happiness does not depend so much on what happens to us but on what we think about the past events.
End of the Year Quotes: A Time to Reflect
Schedule some time this week to write about what you learned and experienced during this year.
In addition, writing down your thoughts about this year will help you to become aware of events that are not fresh in your mind anymore.
Focus on the positive events.
Think about your accomplishments and everything that went well.
After focusing on the positive events of the year, it’s time to consider the negative or traumatic events that happened.
Writing about traumatic experiences improves our physical and mental health.
It is helpful to write down your thoughts and feelings about the last 12 months.
Here you can find 8 Easy Tips for Beginners on How to Start a Journal.
End of the Year Quotes: Our Experiences
As we transition toward the end of the year, these quotes will help you think positively about your experiences during this year.
In addition below the end of the year quotes you will find journal prompts to help you reflect on the past year and make the best out of the new year.
If you don’t feel like writing, consider reading 10 ways that writing can make you happy.
What is the worst 10% that happened to you this year?
Could you have reacted differently?
Was the way you reacted helpful?
What did you learn from negative experiences?
Describe your most difficult experiences during this year.
What year was the most difficult one?
Describe in detail the challenges and how you survived.
End of the Year Quotes: A New Beginning
New beginnings are always exciting even if the new year is only a symbol of a new beginning.
If you have been thinking about making changes to your life, a new year can help you make that change.
According to Harvard professor, Daniel Gilbert, we are not really good at imagining and predicting our future self because it is difficult to imagine our future.
Moreover, we think that everything will be the same instead of taking the time to imagine our future.
These end of the year quotes will help you reflect on who you were during the past year and who you want to become in the new year.
In addition, imagining the person you want to become will help you to make decisions and take actions toward the life you want to live.
Did you make any mistakes this year?
What did you learn from your mistakes?
What are your expectations for the new year?
Make a list of what you could do to make this new year better than the previous one?
A new year is a fresh start.
What have you worried the most about this past year?
What were you fearful of?
How can you include more love and laughter in your every day life?
What can you do today to make it the best day of the year?
What do you wish you had accomplished during this past year?
How can you accomplish your goals during the next year?
What type of book would you like your life to be about?
Which one is your favorite end of the year quote?
Let me know in the comments below.
The best thing about this year for me is, I got my fresh start; my new beginning.
I’ve always wanted that.
Thanks for helping me remember that.
I love the quote from Budha. It fills me with optimism!
Inspiring post! My one and only child, moved to Chicago this year. I’m happy for him. Besides, I’ ve been trying to cope with empty home syndrome. This quote of C.S. Lewis is my favorite one.
What a great way to inspire people to evolve in the year to come.
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind by C.S. Lewis…I LOVE THIS!!! Cheers to a happy new year!!!
wonderful and very inspiring powerful quotes! I personally am most fascinated with things you bring to the new year, I have never seen the end of the year from that perspective