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.

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…