One Word for 2021

Each year I choose a word to guide my year to focus on who I want to become instead of what I can do. Here’s my word for 2021.

End of the Year Review: 2020

At the beginning of 2020, I chose one word to focus on and grow in throughout the year. This is a look back on how it went!

One Word for 2020

Instead of setting resolutions, the past few years I have opted to choose a word as an intention to guide my year. This is my word for 2020.

End of the Year Review: 2019

At the beginning of 2019, I chose one word to focus on and grow in throughout the year. I used to choose three words, but this past year I narrowed it down to one. I enjoyed having a single, overarching intention that guided me through my year. Before I recap, a few highlights from 2019:…

One Word for 2019

A word to guide my year allows me to focus on who I want to become. If I am becoming the right person, the right things will follow.

End of the Year Review: 2018

You can’t count on other people to satisfy those deep desires you have. I wasn’t going to let my experience rest on someone else’s shoulders.

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 often seem a little empty to me. I…

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…