January 4, 2021
Make 2021 Better With These Lessons
2020 Wasn’t What We Expected: Make 2021 Better with These Lessons
I think it’s safe to assume that we all want to put 2020 behind us. From March on, the entire year didn’t happen according to plan. But we had to learn to adjust our plans. Many of our friends and neighbors in the Asheville area were affected by layoffs. Families had to pivot to at-home learning, as well as remote working. We’re blessed to have been given these opportunities in such an unprecedented year, but that doesn’t make many of the challenges easier to swallow. What lessons did we learn in 2020 that we can take with us into the New Year?
Go with the Flow
If there was ever a year that exemplified the concept of “going with the flow,” it was 2020. We were asked to work from home, and we did. We were asked to wash our hands more and distance ourselves from others, and we did. We were asked to have our kids stay home and learn virtually, and we did. And if we can make massive changes like that because we have to, we can do anything. Going with the flow can help us accept the things we can’t change so we can work harder on the things we can.
Get Outside More
When we talked about this idea for a blog post, one thing that was mentioned a lot was getting outside. Many of us said we wanted to spend more time outdoors, but the busy-ness of life always got in our way. In 2020, the outdoors was the safest place for us to be. Even without a pandemic to urge us, fresh air and sunlight remain essential for our health and wellbeing. Let’s keep this up in 2021 – lessons learned.
There were so many things that divided us in 2020. And we don’t want to dwell on what kept us apart, but we do like to suggest that compassion and kindness toward one another are the things that will bring us together. We have to work together to have the future we want and a future we’re proud to pass on to our children. We can do that by being compassionate to the people around us.
Stay Safe and Healthy
Nearly everyone was taught to use the vampire sneezing technique and wash our hands after using the washroom, but when we were faced with a sickness we’d never seen before, it was clear that we needed to shift gears. We gained a more global view of safety amid a crisis. The plans we created for ourselves, our families, and our communities can continue to increase ourselves and others’ safety as we move forward.
GoPrime of West Asheville hopes 2021 will be a positive year of significant changes. What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you want to carry over into the New Year? Let us know in the comments.
Do you want to know about the process to apply for a mortgage? GoPrime Mortgage in West Asheville is here to help. Call us today at 828-348-1907 –Zachery Adam at GoPrime Mortgage in West Asheville.
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