Every year I choose a word for the year, something to guide me through the 12 months ahead. It's less of a commitment than a "resolution", and as a lover of words it's always fun to find just the right word to set the tone for the whole year.
This year I struggled. I wanted a word that embodied "go!", "move!", "manifest!", "launch!" and "kick ass!" - all at the same time. I told a friend that I wanted my word to be "getshitdone!" - was that a word? Not a word (she determined), followed by "that sounds exhausting." Ummm there is that. O_o What she offered up instead was . . . Trust.
And just like that - I knew it was my word for 2016! Given the events that have unfolded in the first six weeks of the year, I've already had ample opportunity to lean into my word, and Trust that everything is happening for a reason and going to be OK. Better than OK actually!
Do you choose a word for the year? I'd love know what it is, and how you found it . . .
Happy New Year!