There was a nice wrap up for you here. It was full of descriptions, positive and encouraging, pithy.
The blog editor ate it.
So instead, I offer you the bottom line. After my month of doing new things, the pattern has continued. New things create new things, new experiences, new opportunities, and new connections. I needed someone to shake me up and demand I re-enter the world; sometimes each of us needs help and advice. It was the best thing to happen to me. Now I demand of you:
Go do new things! See what you get in return.