Tag Archives: focus

My Word of 2018

Each year, for the last three years, I have spent time in December reflecting on what I want my word for the new year to be. I go through a five-day journaling course provided by Susannah Conway. Not only does … Continue reading

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My Word of 2017

CHALLENGE This word came to me late in 2016, around the time of the presidential elections. Before I knew it would be my word, I was searching for a new direction. Mindfulness and rejuvenate treated me well in 2015 and … Continue reading

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Key Words

Every once in awhile I like to put my blog’s URL into a word cloud generator and see what comes up. The bigger the word, the more prominently it was used in my posts.  Last January learning and reflections were … Continue reading

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Rejuvinate

My focus word for 2016 is rejuvinate. While this is not something I consciously think about every day, I do make an effort to ask myself these questions when planning activities or making decisions that impact my schedule: Will this … Continue reading

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My Word of 2016

Last year was the first year I picked a focus word for myself. I found the process of selecting my word, and the year spent focused on it, were beneficial. My goal last year was to find a word that … Continue reading

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A Year of Mindfulness

One year ago I sat down with a friend, and the Unraveling the Year Ahead, by Susannah Conway. It was a journaling activity designed to help you reflect on 2014 and figure out your focus, and your one little word, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Routines

During August I tried something new. Instead of setting the alarm for 5:00 AM and jumping on the treadmill right away, I set the alarm for 5:30 and eased my way into a new morning routine. I spent my first … Continue reading

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