One Word for 2019

I’m not a resolution person. Sure, I set goals (I do that all year) and the New Year is a great time to review and look at those goals. But for me, the new year is the time I set an intention for the upcoming year. It can be an area I want to grow…

End of the Year Review: 2018

At the beginning of 2018, I chose one word to focus on and grow in throughout 2018. This was the first year I chose only one word instead of three for the whole year so I was curious to see how that played out for me and my own personal growth. Before I dive too…

One Word for 2018

For the past few years, I’ve been choosing three words to guide my year instead of New Years Resolutions. As much as I love goals and I think the start of a new year can be a great time to reflect on your life, New Years Resolutions can often seem a little empty to me….

End of the Year Review: 2017

At the beginning of the year, I chose three words to grow in and help guide me throughout 2017: dare, light, and adapt. Dang, a lot has happened this year! For a few of my highlights, I… Got engaged…. and married! Spent a week in Florida with my sister and grandparents. Paid off all my debt….

Three Words for 2017

Goals are great. I love goals. I’ve got a huge bucket list of goals for my life. I’ve got goals for the next three months and for the next three years. But a few years ago, I strayed away from New Year’s resolutions. I would always make these resolutions that were big and grand and…

End of the Year Review: 2016

At the beginning of the year, I chose three words to grow in and help guide me throughout 2016: balance, fullness, and detachment. It’s been a long year and a lot has happened. For a few of my highlight, I… Traveled… a LOT (see here, here, and here for a few of my blogs on my…

Three Words for 2016

I gave up making New Year’s resolutions a few years ago. Try as I might, setting a resolution to “get in shape”, “eat healthier”, or “wake up earlier” never turned out to be a great way to actually make those things happen. When I made resolutions, it was as if I was setting myself up for…

End of the Year Review: 2015

At the beginning of the year, I chose three words to grow in and help guide me throughout 2015: blossom, love, and fearless. It’s been a long year and a lot has happened. For a few of my highlight, I… Started freelancing. Joined a soccer team. Made many new friends and deepened old relationships. Traveled locally…