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Welcome to October: A Month of Fresh Starts and New Results

"I never know where forward is going to be these days. But somehow there's always a forward."
— Pema Chödrön

There is something about the month of October that makes me feel more optimistic and energized. Perhaps because October is such a transitional month. The days are getting shorter and cooler, the leaves are changing color, and the holidays are on the horizon. Every day presents us with new beginnings, but October, with its promise of crisp autumn air, vibrant foliage, and the opportunity for a fresh start, is not just a new month; it's the start of the final quarter. This is the perfect time to reevaluate your goals, shift your mindset, and refocus your energy to achieve new and improved results.

As it draws closer to the end of the year, it is important to take some time to reflect on your goals and progress. What have you accomplished this year? What are your goals for the remaining three months? By reevaluating your goals, shifting your mindset, and refocusing your energy, you can set yourself up for success in the final quarter of the year.

Setting New Intentions:
Intentions are the bridge between your dreams and reality. Take some time to set clear and personal intentions for the month ahead. Whether you're looking to make a big change or just start fresh, October is the perfect month to do it. Here are a few tips:

  • Set some goals. What do you want to achieve in the next month, year, or beyond? Take some time to think about your goals and write them down. This will help you stay focused and motivated.
  • Make a plan. Once you know what you want to achieve, it's time to make a plan. How will you reach your goals? Break them down into smaller, more manageable steps. By breaking down your goals into smaller, more manageable steps, you will make them seem less daunting and more achievable. This will also help you track your progress and stay motivated.
  • Take action. Once you have a plan, it's time to start taking action. Don't wait until the perfect moment. Just take one step at a time or start small and build momentum.
  • Don't be afraid to fail. Everyone fails at some point. It's part of life. The important thing is to learn from your mistakes and keep moving forward. Failure is a natural part of the learning process. When we fail, we have the opportunity to learn from our mistakes and become better. Don't be afraid to fail. Embrace it as an opportunity to learn and grow.
Personally, I used to be afraid of failing. I grew up hearing "failure is not an option," so I used that as a block to not do or not start. But over time, I've learned that failure is an option. It's a chance to learn and grow. So, we must be brave and take bold actions. We owe it to ourselves.

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The Promise of New Results
The exciting part of embracing a new month and quarter is the opportunity to achieve new results. With a fresh mindset, clear intentions, and focused energy, you're setting yourself up for success. Remember that results may not always come immediately, but with dedication and persistence, you'll see progress over time.

No matter what you choose to do, make sure to enjoy the journey. October is a beautiful month, so take some time to appreciate the changing seasons and the new opportunities that come with them.

Here are some additional tips for making the most of your fresh start in October:

  • Be patient. Change doesn't happen overnight. It takes time and effort to create lasting results.
  • Be kind to yourself. Don't expect to be perfect. Everyone makes mistakes along the way. Just keep moving forward and learn from your experiences.
  • Celebrate your successes. No matter how small, take the time to celebrate your successes. This will help you stay motivated and keep moving forward.

October is a month of fresh starts and new possibilities. Embrace the change and make the most of it!

Thank you for reading! I hope this blog post has inspired you to embrace the fresh start of October and make the most of it.

I have two asks of you:

  1. Please share this blog with your loved ones or your community and let's inspire others together.
  2. I'd love to hear from you. Share a story about a time when you made a fresh start and it was successful or it didn't go as planned, but you learned something valuable from the experience. You can share your story in the comments section below, or you can send me an email at

I look forward to hearing from you!

With love, light and utmost gratitude,

Marcia, 🧡🌟❤️
Founder, NASTÉ Apparel

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