My word for 2021: ACHIEVE

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Every year I pick three words to help guide me through the year. For 2021 I’ve decided to choose just one word, to help me really focus on what I want to achieve this year. Ironically, the word I chose is: ACHIEVE The definition for ACHIEVE really resonated with me — “successfully reach a desired […]

My 3 Words for 2017: Focus. Move. Balance.

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Happy New Year! For many of us, a new year gives us a great opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start over in different aspects of our lives. Some might approach this through resolutions (which I used to do as well). Some of us pick themes or words to help guide the next year. […]

My 3 Words for 2016: Focus. Comfort. Creativity.

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A few years ago I gave up on New Year’s resolutions. Instead I adopted a practice of choosing themes for the year, areas where I would try to excel or in which I would try to make changes. So every year I pick three words to help guide me in the upcoming year. And I […]

My 3 Words for 2015: Balance. Focus. Create

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It’s become a tradition (or a habit) now, every year I pick three words to help guide me in the upcoming year. I do this instead of writing out resolutions or personal goals. I’ve been much happier with the results of this practice, instead of telling myself that I’ll lose weight or save more money. […]

2014: My new three words

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As I have every year, I’ve picked three words to help guide me in 2014. This is my third year choosing themes instead of resolutions or goals. I’ve been much happier with the results of this practice. Last year’s words were: Reduce. Balance. Invest. And I did reduce some of the clutter in my life, […]

Looking forward and three words

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2013: Reduce. Balance. Invest. Every year I would pick resolutions and goals to help guide me in the upcoming year.And every year I failed. This year I picked three words, three themes for the year. I started this last year, copying the idea from other bloggers I read and follow. After years of making resolutions […]

My 3 Words for 2012

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Simplify. Focus. Create. Sources: In 2006, Chris Brogan’s words were Ask. Do. Share. In 2007, his words were seek, frame, build, bridge. In 2008, his goals were believe, loops, and farms. He wrote “Your 3 Goals for 2009.” His were Equip . Armies . Needles . Brogan’s 3 words for 2010 were Ecosystems, Owners, Kings. […]