Last year, eventhough I didn’t publicly state it, my word for 2012 was CHANGE. I wanted it to be a year of change for me. And while I wasn’t an active agent for CHANGE to start with ME, the year sure CHANGED me. 2012 provided me with so much life-enriching lessons and life-changing experiences that I am forever changed – for the better. I regret that I didn’t actively change, a change that is visible and tangible and measurable but like all transformations, change – the real, lasting one – takes time. And I thank 2012 for the change it brought to my life, and for letting me desire to change for the better.
This year I wanted to choose an action word because instead of the year giving me my one little word, I want ME to be the DOER of my one little word. And I chose the word “DO”.
I want this to be a year of action, of doing, of achieving. This Yoda quote really got to me – DO or DO NOT. There is no try. Last year I have this quote on my planner and e-mail signature – “Every accomplishment begins with the decision to TRY.” I am now through with the trying, with the planning, with the dreaming.
Because in doing, I can finally be.
What’s your one little word?
If you want to know more about how it came to be and how it can help you, you can read all about it here.
Some inspiring post on their chosen little words:
Elise Blaha Cripe on being brave.
The Reaves mama on choosing.
And Lynnette’s word: determination.
I will share more on what I do with my chosen word throughout the year. It will surely change me.
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