Oh, My Word!
A year ago, I posted about my Word of the Year for 2015: ACHIEVE.
I promised to let you know if and how the strategy of choosing a motivating word of the year worked for me.
Being guided by the word ACHIEVE definitely influenced me to take more action and risk. For example, I achieved my goal of getting more comfortable on camera by using Periscope to broadcast live about parenting issues. It required me to get out of my comfort zone and the payoff has been well worth it.
Besides that, I achieved:
- Creating and leading two Chill Out Challenges
- Creating and leading The Keep Cool Camp
- Teaching my first two teleclasses
- Organizing two social events for former clients
- Continuing to coach private clients
- Getting hired at my daughters' school
- Finding the means to stay in my house following my divorce
- Maintaining important relationships with family and friends
Perhaps my most important achievement was my ability to keep cool through all the ups and downs of 2015. I’ve found that the more I practice staying calm, the easier it gets.
So, now it’s time to choose a word for 2016.
I’m going with GROWTH.
I want to grow my business, my blog readership, and the number of families I serve. I also want to learn even more about family and step-family dynamics, and prioritize scheduling regular self-care.
What word did you choose last year and how did it impact you? What word will you choose this year? Leave your ONE word in the comments below. Feel free to say a little something about why you chose it, too.
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