How was 2013 for you? Did you have a baby, a kindergartener, a teen? Even though it’s natural to focus on your child’s milestones, take a moment to look at yourself: what did you do differently this past year that made life easier/richer/fuller?
We’re borrowing the end-of-year questionnaire from the blog Three31 and turning it over to you.
What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before?
Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Did anyone close to you die?
What countries did you visit?
What would you like to have in 2014 that you lacked in 2013?
What date from 2013 will remain etched upon your memory?
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
What was your biggest failure?
Did you suffer illness or injury?
What was the best thing you bought?
Whose behavior merited celebration?
Where did most of your money go?
What did you get really, really excited about?
What song will remind you of 2013?
Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or sadder?
Thinner or fatter?
Richer or poorer?
What do you wish you’d done more of?
What do you wish you’d done less of?
What thing did you do that was meaningful to others?
What were your favorite TV programs?
What was the best book you read in 2013?
What was your greatest musical discovery?
What did you want and get?
What did you want but did NOT get?
What was your favorite film of this year?
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
What kept you sane?
What political issue stirred you the most?
Who did you miss?
Who was the best new person you met this year?
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2013.
Quote that sums up your year: