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New year, new hopes, new dreams, new goals

Priyanka Saurabh *



New Year is not only a new time for us but with the new time comes new hopes, new dreams, new goals, new ideas, and new intentions. We all should start the new year with good and noble deeds. The new year awakens a new ray of hope within our minds. New Year comes every year but have we ever tried to think what new and special we did this year so that this year becomes a memorable year for us?

We face many ups and downs in our lives and not every year needs to be good for every person or every year is bad for everyone but it does not mean that we forget the past. Forget it. The past teaches us lessons for today and tomorrow and how we can make our tomorrow better than today.

Every year, year after year, we enter the New Year with a song in our hearts and spring in our steps. We believe that the magical year will bring with it solutions to all our problems and fulfillment of all our wishes. Be it a dream house, a dream proposal, a dream job, a dream partner, a dream opportunity… and much, much better.

But as the year begins and we deal with everything that comes up, the novelty of the new year, the new resolutions, and the new beginnings start to wear off by the first quarter. By the middle of the year, we are in the grip of too much mediocrity and too many faint hopes, a far cry from the promise we started with.

And by the last quarter, we are so overwhelmed by our reality that we can't wait for the year to end. We leave the current year and get all ready to celebrate another 'New Year' and share our best wishes-

*Sharing good wishes, Happy New Year.
May joy and prosperity increase, and may there be joy on every face.
Live a proud life, write immortal records.
Saurabh, draw this beautiful lifeline.*

Many times we start doubting our efforts whether what we are doing is right or not, whether it is in the right direction or not. Whatever efforts and hard work we are doing today, we don't need to get immediate results. Sometimes you may feel that why is your life full of so many complications?

Whenever you feel like it, read the stories of Hima Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Anand Kumar of Super-30 and you will immediately feel that your life is in a better situation than many people. Whenever we get inspiration from anywhere to do something good and big, positive energy flows inside us. This energy removes our negative thoughts and gives us the power to improve our lives and achieve our goals.

To maintain this power, we must be determined towards our goals. What you are today indicates what you have done in the last few years, what you will be tomorrow will depend on what resolution you are taking today and your efforts to fulfill that resolution or How dedicated you are to achieving your goal.

New Year is when we suddenly feel that, oh, a year has passed. We are stunned for a few moments by how quickly time passes, and then we go back to our work. The interesting thing is that this happens at least once a year. If we go deep into these moments of wonder, we will find that there is something within us that is witnessing all the events.

This witnessing feeling within us remains unchanged and that is why we can see events changing with time. All those events of life that have passed have become a dream. Knowledge is to understand this dream-like nature of life. This dream is still going on at this very moment.

When we understand this, a strong power emerges from within us, and then events and circumstances do not shake us. However, events also have their importance in life. We should learn from the incidents and keep moving forward. The New Year brings new hopes, new dreams, new goals, and new ideas, so everyone welcomes it happily without any regrets.

* Years come and go, don't regret.
Saurabh, please pray that everyone remains happy.
Life is short, forget hatred and friendship.
Welcome the new dawn, and increase your love.*

Give new direction to your efforts and new energy to your goals. So don't overthink, and prepare to write a new success story with new energy, enthusiasm, and wave, because the New Year is eagerly waiting for you. We should always be positive in the New Year and make every effort to achieve that goal. In the new year, we want to do something new and better than the old year.

New Year comes with new hopes, new opportunities, new happiness, new relationships, and many new things in everyone's life. If you have not yet made any new resolutions for the New Year, then this time make some great resolutions to improve your life and achieve success. The coming new year will be hopeful for all of us. We will become new dreams or fulfill our dreams this year. New Year means lots of new dreams and new achievements.

Although it is great for us to have our hopes up for the New Year, we need to understand that with hopes also come disappointments. Life is a game of conflict and the new year is no exception to it. If we reflect honestly on 'the year gone by', we will realize that the year may not have necessarily delivered what we wanted from it, but it did give us some valuable lessons and experiences.

These may not seem very significant in isolation, but they are probably nature's way of preparing us for the gift she has in store for us which she will deliver in her own time. At the same time, if the year has taken away something very precious from us, it has certainly compensated for it in equal measure. At the end of the year, we realize that our balance sheet is quite fair.

So, let us enter the coming year with the confidence that the magic of the New Year lies in knowing that no matter what happens, there will be compensation for every disappointment, a lesson for the fulfillment of every desire, pain, and suffering. There will be an end, there will be sunshine of belonging-

* Dispersed fog is the form of silence, the form of a bright mind.
The sunshine of belonging blossomed in all relationships.
May there be an end to pain and suffering, and may calamities go away.
No one is anywhere, forced to cry.*

Many good things bring happiness to our lives, while bad things leave us with lessons. We should make good new memories every year with the new year and forget the bad memories of the past year. New Year is the best opportunity for us to make a fresh start in our life. New Year always teaches us to move forward.

Just as there is a new morning after every night, just as after every disappointment a new ray of hope awakens within us, just as after every sorrow comes happiness, in the same way, the new year begins after the old year has passed. New Year has its importance for every person. For some, it is just an everyday day, while others make a new beginning in their life from this day and are successful in setting goals for the whole year.

Set goals for yourself in the new year. Be it a student or a working person, it is important for everyone to have some goal. After determining what you can do to improve the future and in which direction you have to make efforts, resolve to accomplish it. Your resolution will always remind you to accomplish your goal.

Everyone associates 'New Year' with a lifetime and our lifetime is all about hopes and disappointments, successes and failures, joys and sorrows and this year will be no less magical. So how can you stick to your resolutions this year?

Be thoughtful about this, seek support from others, and ask your friends and family to cheer you on. Tell them your goals and what you want to achieve. Create a reward system for yourself, set short-term goals, and reward yourself for completing them. Be kind to yourself, no one is perfect. Instead of cursing yourself, take a deep breath and keep striving for new heights.

* Reveal all the secrets, and achieve new heights.
May the conscious and subconscious bloom, Saurabh this New Year.
May there be laughter, happiness, and peace, may happiness be alive.
Saurabh spring blooms on the dry branch of the mind.*

We don't need to celebrate the New Year only on January 1st. We can celebrate our whole year as New Year by learning from the last year and doing such things in our lives that make us happy. Not only the first day of the new year but every day brings something new for us.

Many people also make different resolutions on New Year, many people resolve to give up any of their bad habits, while many people resolve to work hard and fulfill their dreams. There are many other resolutions that people try to fulfill in the new year or start in the new year. Some people also believe that doing something good on the first day of the year makes the whole year better.

It is believed that if the first day of the year is celebrated with enthusiasm and happiness, then the entire year will be spent with the same enthusiasm and happiness. However, according to Indian tradition, the New Year represents a new beginning and always teaches us to move forward.

There is a saying in Hindi that “Jab Jaago Tibhi Sevra”, which also means that we should not wait for a New Year to do anything new or to leave the path of evil and walk on the path of goodness. No need. We can start this from today and now. If anything is needed for this, it is strong will and faith.

If we do this, every day will be like a new year for us. Whatever we did, learned, succeeded, or failed in the previous year, we should move forward with new hope. So that this year becomes a pleasant identity

* Life should be in bloom, and desires should be fragrant.
I hope the new year becomes a pleasant one.
The sweet notes of love are teasing.
On the wings of the New Year, fly full of fragrance.*

People welcome the New Year with happiness and enthusiasm. New Year is very special for all of us. On this occasion, we forget all the past troubles, sorrows, and failures and make a new beginning. People believe that the new year will bring changes in their lives. The new year will bring happiness and progress. But changing the calendar or changing the date does not bring happiness and success in life.

To achieve your goal you have to be determined. One has to be encouraged at every step to fulfill that resolution. People make some resolutions on New Year. They encourage you to achieve new goals. Although every day is important in life, still our mind searches for some starting point or time from where we can start some new work.

Every person wants to bring some change in his life, but sometimes laziness, lack of motivation, and sometimes lack of resources, all these together stop us from moving forward and achieving our goals.


* Priyanka Saurabh wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer is a Research Scholar in Political Science Poetess, Independent journalist and columnist
and can be contacted at priyankasaurabh9416(AT)yahoo(DOT)com
This article was webcasted on January 01 2024.



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