Happy New Year! Having a one-word goal keeps things simple for me. A single word allows me to focus on the the big picture instead of a list of resolutions ... that I will invariably break. This year I'm going with COURAGEOUS. It's a mindset that looks for opportunities to step up and move forward. … Continue reading My One Word for 2021
Happy New Year! It's resolution time again. As usual I find myself eager to over-commit. Impulsivity is not my friend! I jump in too quickly, and when the enormity of the commitment sinks in, I sigh and slink away. Having a one-word goal keeps things simple for me. In this way I focus on the … Continue reading My One Word for 2019
Happy New Year! It's resolution time again, and as usual I am tempted to commit to way too much. How easy it is to be unrealistic! Having a one-word goal keeps things simple for me. I focus on the big picture. For 2014, my word was READY. I wanted success as a writer, but was I ready … Continue reading My One Word for 2018
Happy New Year! It's time for resolutions and goals--and as usual I am rolling my eyes. I am prone to over-commitment! And then abandoning my resolutions when I become overwhelmed. A one-word goal keeps things simple and focused. For 2014, my word was READY. Even though I kind of wasn't. For 2015, I chose ENGAGE. As … Continue reading My One Word for 2016
This year I'm skipping the New Year's resolutions. Mine don't last long. A week, maybe. Or until the plate of fudge is passed round. (Diet? What diet?) Instead, I'm choosing one word for the year. The idea is to have clarity and sustained focus. Plus, a single word is easier to remember. My word for … Continue reading For the new year, a single word.