She’s been enjoying Hawaii‘s tropical climate in recent days with her new boyfriend Brian Austin Green.
And Sharna Burgess seems to have been filled with cheer as she reflect on a difficult 2020 on Instagram while looking forward to the new year.
The 35-year-old Dancing With The Stars pro paired her lengthy caption about entering the new year with ‘love’ with a gorgeous closeup of her beaming ear-to-ear.
New love: Sharna Burgess, 35, shared an optimistic view of 2021 on New Year’s Day and said she would ‘move forward’ with ‘love’ as she vacations in Hawaii with Brian Austin Green, 47
Sharna had the ocean to her back in the sunny photo, which left the blonde beauty squinting.
In her lengthy caption, she described 2020 as ‘equal parts devastating and incredible.’
‘When what I have been practicing and preaching finally just became what is,’ she said of the past year. ‘I feel more myself, more settled, more focused, more clear than I think I ever have. More connected to me than I ever have.’
She also wore that she was ‘finally ready’ for things she had been ‘manifesting for a long time.
Best foot forward: ‘I choose to react with kindness, respect, understanding, optimism, positivity, wholehearted gratitude and above all else, love,’ she wrote of starting out the new year; seen in 2019
Budding romance: She and Brian have only been dating for a few weeks, following his May split from his wife of 10 years Megan Fox; pictured in November 2019
Although she was optimistic about the upcoming year, she had trouble squaring her belief that everything happens for a reason with the ‘bushfires, pandemics, war, record homelessness, record deaths, locust swarms’ that had happened in 2020, along with the death of Kobe Bryant.
Sharna urged her 864,000 followers to remember that, ‘We cannot change what we cannot control, so we must focus on how we act and react to the world around us.
‘I choose to react with kindness, respect, understanding, optimism, positivity, wholehearted gratitude and above all else, love,’ she continued. ‘Love for myself, love for my people, and love for even those who haven’t got it for me… yet ;).’
The Australian dancer ended her post by saying she didn’t have a New Year’s resolution aside from sharing love in 2021 ‘and hopefully inspir[ing] some people along the way.’
She ended the post with a reference to Jumanji to push her fans to take 2021 more seriously.
‘Now all that’s left to say is this… scream it loudly with me… JUMANJI! Let’s get the f*** up out of this game & into 2021.’
Leading the way: The Australian dancer ended her post by saying she didn’t have a New Year’s resolution aside from sharing love in 2021 ‘and hopefully inspir[ing] some people along the way’
Stunning: The Dancing With The Stars pro shared a pristine view of the ocean from her Hawaiian retreat on Sunday
Sharna has already been practicing her non-resolution to love more in 2021, as she’s been getting close to Brian.
His New Year’s Day post featured similar sentiments to hers: ‘Let’s all find the connection to love and togetherness again :).’
The 47-year-old Beverly Hills, 90210 star has been dating widely since his split with his wife Megan Fox in May after a decade of marriage.
Sharna and Brian have been staying at the same resort in Hawaii where he married the actress in 2010, the Four Seasons Hualalai on Hawaii’s Big Island.
The new couple haven’t shared photos of each other on their Instagram accounts yet, but they haven’t bothered to disguise that they’re in the same location.
Place of significane: Sharna and Brian have been staying at the same resort in Hawaii where he married Megan in 2010, the Four Seasons Hualalai on Hawaii’s Big Island
Not subtle: The two haven’t appeared in each other’s photos, but they haven’t disguised that they’re in the same location
In December, Sharna teased that she was dating Brian without naming him to Us Weekly, though the two didn’t keep it secret for long.
‘It’s been really awesome,’ she gushed. ‘I actually am not on the market anymore. But it’s very new and very, you know, it’s dating, essentially. No one’s calling us a relationship yet.
‘How funny would it be if I actually found the love of my life during a pandemic?’ she mused. ‘I’m looking for that soulmate stuff — that thing where that something inside you recognizes that something inside them.’
Moving on: In December, Sharna teased that she was dating Brian without naming him to Us Weekly. ‘How funny would it be if I actually found the love of my life during a pandemic?’