Did you choose a New Year’s Resolution or Word for 2022?
1: the act or process of resolving: such as
a: the act of analyzing a complex notion into simpler ones
b: the act of answering : SOLVING
c: the act of determining
Word of the Year
From Elizabeth Rider
INSTEAD OF A RIGID RESOLUTION, A WORD OF THE YEAR IS YOUR CONSTANT (YET GENTLE) REMINDER TO FOCUS ON CREATING POSITIVE CHANGE.
Your Word of the Year Sets an Intention, A Theme Per Se, For How You Want Your Year to Flow.
It depends on the person, of course. Some are dedicated and work hard to make their resolutions a reality.
For me, not so much. Resolutions tend to be set aside after the first month or two and I end up navigating the year with no real guidance.
So, when I heard fellow authors choosing a Word for the year, I became intrigued. The one you choose is meant to be a guideline for the goal you want to achieve, whether personal or professional. It can make your life more rewarding and help you to make choices that count rather than impulses you regret.
Some words I’ve come across so far, curiosity, reflection, calm, centered, successful, healthy, generosity.
So many choices!
I thought it over for a couple of weeks and came up with…
I plan to extend my creativity and have started a new-to-me genre- YA (young adult) duet written simultaneously in first person. It’s challenging, but maybe that’s what I need in order to grow and find my voice.
Stretch myself physically with more walking and I’d like to try biking again. A couple of years ago, I wanted to join DH (darling hubby) and kiddo for a ride but found my leg wouldn’t make the swing over the seat. Kiddo tried to help by lifting my leg and I almost went over like a felled oak! lol
I want to stretch by expanding my horizons. Travel this beautiful island we live on and make a trip back home to see family and friends. Try new things such as whale watching, hiking, zip-lining (maybe :))
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