Cheryl Burke recently made a video expressing her feelings about the new year.

She told fans she would be emotional on New Year's Eve but not because of sadness.

Burke felt grateful to have made it through the year despite the hardships.

She declared she was ready to move into her new chapter.

The 38-year-old said her past would no longer define her.

She told fans that she took time away by herself to declutter her thoughts.

Burke called it an awesome experience that was much needed.

She tributed her "DWTS" dance partners after leaving the show in season 31.

The model appreciated them for trusting her with their vulnerability.