A new year is here. I realized mid-week that I never wrote a final “wait” post. Or rather, I wrote it, but didn’t realize it was the last week that I’d be writing about “wait”.
I have loved choosing a word of the year. I began with “Peace” which was when there was some turmoil in my life. Throughout that year I learned how to recognize peaceful moments, I learned that I need to schedule quiet days because given the chance I will cram more people and plans into a day than is actually possible.
Then I moved on to “Chance” I knew that changes were going to come in the year. I knew that I would have to take a chance and try something new. I was unemployed, I went to South America, I started a new job and the MBA program.
2016 was the year of waiting. There is so much that I want, that I do not have yet. I don’t know if by choosing “wait” I became okay with a year of not accomplishing goals, or if I just acknowledge that the road is going to be longer/harder than I want it to be. So as I go into 2017, I am choosing “Joy”. Finding the happy moments, choosing the people/places/things that bring me joy.
What word would you choose to represent last year?
What word would you pick for 2017?