At the turn of the new year, we see before us a crisp and clean beginning. We are full of nothing but hope for what will come and gratitude for what we are free to leave behind.
For one glorious moment, that is.
Within the next few days, we notice that clean slate isn't so clean after all. What we thought was wiped away through the turn of a calendar page is, persistently, still there.
That humdrum day job? Still there.
Those outstanding bills? Still there.
That pesky difficult relationship? Still there.
These things were not, as we hoped, changed in that magic midnight moment.
So, how do we really move forward and leave the past where it belongs? We turned to a few local experts for advice.