What’s your intention for the holidays?

Hi there! It’s Laura. I’ve been writing here at Scoutie Girl for about 9 months, and I’m excited to be bringing some videos over here as well!

I’m all about doing things with intention and consciousness. Since the holidays are upon us, I thought I’d invite you to join me in setting an intention for the season. Nothing fancy, nothing mystical. Just a little trick that helps keep my head and my heart where I want it.

In the comments, tell us your intention for the holidays.

Gathering light,

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Laura Simms is a career coach who helps purpose-driven people find careers that feels like home at createasfolk.com. Get her free Get Paid for Being You video series, and learn how to connect the dots between you and money.

13 Responses to “What’s your intention for the holidays?”

  1. December 19, 2011

    LouBelcher Reply

    Great blog post…. Such a nice thought for the holidays.

    My intention is calm….

    Thanks,

    Lou

  2. December 19, 2011

    Gwyn Michael Reply

    Love your videos Laura! Light and Laughter sounds perfect to me. Love to you and yours.

  3. December 19, 2011

    plainjane Reply

    Honestly, I just want to survive. This time of year means nothing (NOTHING) is where it is supposed to be – it is all out of place so I am out of sorts. My daughter’s out of school, we’re away from home, my clothes are in a suitcase instead of the closet, my meals come at odd times and contain odd things. It all adds up to a homicidal mood on my part and those who have to put up with me. So I intend to survive the holidays. If it goes well, I’ll try for “patience” next year.

    • December 21, 2011

      Laura Simms Reply

      Survive–that sounds doable. Here’s hoping you can find some things to enjoy as a well. Happy holidays, Janice!

  4. December 20, 2011

    Marie Noelle Reply

    For me it’s just joy… Past few weeks (exactly 10 weeks because that’s how old is my son) have been difficult and not always really fun… So I just want to be able to enjoy the Holidays and have some fun even if I have a 24 hours responsibility…

    Happy Holidays to you Laura and to all the Scoutie girls!

    • December 21, 2011

      Laura Simms Reply

      Marie, I had no idea you had a bebe! Wishing you and bebe and your family a season of joy.

  5. December 20, 2011

    Carol Watson Reply

    I’m a brandy new Scoutie Girl, thanks to Laura who turned me on to this group. My intention over the holidays is to savor the spirit of the holidays, feel the hope and joy and then put a little extra in my pocket and carry it into 2012. To not worry about being productive with my art and to gel and enjoy just being.

    Happy and Joy-Full Holidays to Scoutie Girls and everyone.

    • December 21, 2011

      Laura Simms Reply

      Sounds good, Carol. I love the idea of “savoring the spirit of the holidays.”

  6. December 20, 2011

    Talia T. Reply

    I love this! My intentions are community and kindness. I’ll be away from my family this Christmas for the first time in my life. Focusing on the community I have here in L.A. and trying my best to be kind to others has really helped me cope with not being able to fly back East. Happy Holidays, everyone!

  7. December 21, 2011

    Laura Simms Reply

    Ooooh, I feel for ya–that’s a hard one. But I know you got a good fambly in LA. Glad you’re lovin’ on ‘em.

  8. January 1, 2013

    Danielle Reply

    My intentions this year are to be more confident in my self and in the things I do and create, I also want to become more pieced together… Meaning I would like to get my quilts finished and get myself moving forward one piece at a time. P. S. thanks for sharing your post, it was inspiring. I like how you use intentions.

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