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…

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….

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…

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…

Three Words for 2015

I’m not a huge fan of New Year resolutions. Don’t get me wrong – I make goals all the time. But forcing myself to make a resolution just because it’s January has never been a very effective way to motivate myself. I’d prefer to make goals that I truly want to achieve when I am…

Recap: 2014

Reflecting on the three words I chose to guide me through 2014, I am amazed at how much they described my year. I wanted to do a quick recap before I write about the three words I chose for 2015: Strength There were two main areas that I wanted to focus on gaining strength in:…

Three Words for 2014

Recently I wrote a post summing up 2013 in three words (well, a little more than three by the time I was done). I decided to follow Jessica Lawlor’s lead and claimed three words for 2014. I thought of these words a while ago and figured I should write this post before it becomes irrelevant =P…

Three Words for 2013

I did so many things in 2013 that I would had never expected — and some things I wish wouldn’t have happened. Looking back and reflecting has been interesting and challenging. I know it is half way through February, but I wrote this a while and am typing it up now… Here are three words I…