What does it mean to reinvent yourself? Does it mean taking on a whole new persona ? Or Changing your personality completely ? Maybe to reinvent oneself is to simply change your hair color ! That’s one reinvention I can manage! Lol! But as I’ve been quietly contemplating my move to Boquete I wonder how it will change me as a person, if at all. Yes, I do believe changes will naturally take place but will I reinvent myself? This, I’m not so sure about. I’m not sure that I have a list of personality changes that I am striving to reinvent ( not that I don’t have aspects of myself I will always continue to improve or change, naturally) , mostly, I think, my ‘lifestyle’ is what I hope to reinvent.
Routine, schedule, predictability,stability and familiarity ? These are the first adjectives that come to my mind when I pose this query to myself. Familiar people, places and things make me feel a certain amount of comfort. A routine that I can predict is also vastly comforting . A place to call, my home, to me creates a feeling of comfort beyond description! I do love my Home! So with this very clear , specific list in mind, I wonder, why would I abandon all these very comforting aspects of life as I know it ? Hmmmmm? That’s a very good question?……. Let’s see if I can articulate that as I write this post…….