PGG Year in Review 2023

kristina leonardi
4 min readJan 15, 2024


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Here’s a look back at my musings throughout 2023. Enjoy some excerpts and find links to the full version of these thoughtful and self-reflective reads:

Don’t Worry About a Thing

take some time this weekend and in the weeks ahead to feel your way through and integrate what that next step or new direction, habit or relationship might look like.

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Do Your Best and Surrender the Rest

We can only do the best we can with where we’re at, and at some point, we must let go and trust that whatever the outcome, it will be exactly as it should and, if necessary, we will learn whatever we need to learn.

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Let Forgiveness Flow

What you remember, what others remember, what the actual “evidence” is, and how you interpret it are all so subjective and filled with gaps.

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Dancing, Detox & Dharma

You all have a version inside of you waiting to be expressed when you follow the calling of your own inspiration, intuition and joys of the heart and are open to the muses from higher realms that want to co-create with you in myriad ways.

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Memory Magic

I was also reminded of what’s important in terms of how we spend our time and energy, the power of the present, the effort it takes to create, the rewards of those efforts, and the imprint, the memory, it will leave both now and in the hereafter for whoever experiences us, or our creations, directly or through the images left behind.

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Balance, Beauty & Butterflies

It was a beautiful reminder on many levels of how many energies can coexist, to surrender to the process of transformation, focus on what is in front of us and respond with gratitude and appreciation.

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Hoop Dreams & Happy Hunches

We have more control and magic at our fingertips than we are led to believe or are told we can have when we tap into our own authority, listen to our hearts, and have the courage to step out of our comfort zones.

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We’re All Just Walking Each Other Home

Friend, partner, client, child, parent, date, dentist, boss, stranger … we are all crossing paths this lifetime for a reason. We are all supporting and guiding each other whether we are conscious of it or not.

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Kristina Leonardi is a nationally recognized career and life coach, speaker and author who for over 16 years has empowered individuals to make lasting professional and personal changes aligned with their true passions and talents while fulfilling their role in the world at large. With a holistic and personal growth-oriented approach, she has helped hundreds of men and women over the past decade improve their job performance, enter or re-enter the job force, change careers, better manage their time and stress, and live happier, more meaningful, balanced lives. Her specialty is working with people who feel stuck or are in transition and can help you clarify exactly what you want to do, identify blocks, issues, and patterns in your way, and offer proven ideas, resources, and action steps to get you there.


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