Posing with a Graceful Charm, Oona Elena is wearing Her Wild Oversized Shirt in Moon Dust.

Dear lovely soul, fear not the quiet whispers of unmet goals and expectations, for this blog is not a mere acknowledgment of your feelings but a warm embrace, an empathetic companion on the journey of self-discovery. Together, hand in hand, let's navigate the labyrinth of emotions, seeking not only solace but a pathway to growth and resilience.

As we embark on this gentle exploration, we invite you to cast aside judgment and welcome self-compassion into the sanctuary of your heart. The journey ahead is not about finding fault or assigning blame; it's a voyage into the depths of understanding, acceptance, and renewal.


The evocative poem on the Video beautifully captures the essence of personal growth and the ever-evolving nature of life's journey. It's an empowering reflection on embracing change, finding beauty in the process, and acknowledging one's presence in the unfolding narrative of one's journey.

As autumn arrives and the leaves change, it's like nature inviting us to think. The colors around us and the quiet feeling in the air make it a time to reflect. The falling leaves seem to share stories—some about dreams that came true, others still waiting.

Many find themselves in a reflective and sometimes melancholic state during this time, grappling with unmet goals and unfulfilled expectations. 

Our Mamma, Meghan Currie is wearing our Cloudless Bodysuit in Golden Honey

Unmet goals are not signposts of failure but rather markers of growth. Like the stubborn seed that must push through the soil to reach the sunlight, our unmet goals often signify an ongoing journey. 

In this shared moment of introspection, it's not uncommon to feel a subtle tug between the expectations we had for ourselves and the reality that unfolded. It's as if we are standing at the threshold of our own narratives, grappling with the chapters left incomplete, the paragraphs left unwritten. The unmet goals, the roads not taken, and the dreams deferred—all cast long shadows on the canvas of our lives.

Our Mamma, Meghan Currie is wearing Cloudless Bodysuit in Plumeria Petal combined with Our Comfy Moon River Sweater in Champagne.

Here are three gentle approaches to help you navigate the differences between your envisioned year and the beautiful, unexpected reality it has become:

Honor Your Emotions:

You've likely encountered this gentle reminder before, and it holds a special place in navigating life's twists and turns. It's completely normal to feel a bit off, perhaps a touch disappointed, or even take a beat for the dreams that didn't unfold as you imagined. Let yourself navigate through these feelings without self-judgment. Your emotions are valid, and it's crucial to grant yourself the space to process them. Whether you choose to pen them down, share a heart-to-heart with friends, or tune into melodies that resonate with your mood—find a way that feels like a gentle embrace for your emotions.

Celebrate Your Wins—Big and Small:

As contemplating what's still to be done, it's essential to take a moment to reflect on the wins experienced throughout the year. Admittedly, this is an area that is still being figured out. Even if all goals haven't been checked off, it's crucial to give yourself a moment to appreciate the achievements, big or small. Making a list of these wins, irrespective of their perceived scale, can be a valuable step. Letting the happiness of progress and the strength that helped overcome challenges become a celebration. This reflection gently encourages a shift in focus from what's missing to the lessons and growth gained along the way.

Dance with the Changes:

Life's got its own playlist, and sometimes the beats change. Look at those goals you set—are they still hitting the right notes? Some might need a remix, and that is okay. And also has the universe whispered new priorities into your heart? Be the artist of your goals, painting with the hues of flexibility and understanding. Remember, altering paths is not a detour but a scenic route. Adapting is not a compromise but a testament to your resilience. Embrace the dance of change, and let your goals evolve like the petals of a blooming flower.

Our Muse, Lidia is wearing a Snug Hug and Moonlit Shorts in Pearl Mist.

Rather than dwelling on what hasn't been accomplished, we can embrace these unmet goals as catalysts for change, acknowledging that our expectations are fluid and that the journey itself holds invaluable lessons. After all, it's often in the process of pursuing our goals that we uncover unforeseen passions and possibilities, ultimately contributing to the richness and complexity of our life stories.

By understanding the dynamics of your journey, you can recalibrate and set realistic expectations for the future. In this way, the act of reviewing your goals becomes a conscious and empowering step towards shaping a purposeful narrative for the upcoming year.

With Love,

Isabelle Moon Team

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