January: the time when most of us set up our goals for the year, make a list of resolutions (maybe that’s more a December job) and most of the time, give up on most of them.
For me it’s choosing my word of the year. Actually, I spend most of December thinking about it and then deciding a few days before the end of the year on what word will be driving my year with focus.
As I’ve mentioned in my 2021 Word of the Year post, I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions. They get thrown in the ‘garbage’ by March and I feel like I have no direction for the rest of the year. It’s true that we sometimes set up resolutions that aren’t realistic and when we fail to achieve them, we feel like failures. As we discover that they might not be possible, we sometimes end up just chucking them.
This was one of the biggest reasons I stopped setting resolutions up for each other, and the fact that I’m a scatterbrain who struggles to stayed focused on one goal as is, what would I achieve with my attention split between four or five extra resolutions?
This is why I decided to focus on choosing ONE word for the year. One word to cover all aspects in my life without straying from the end goal that that word is moving me towards.
With one word, you have a constant reminder to create a positive environment in all aspects of your life.
For 2022, I’m choosing the word ORGANIZE.
As I’ve mentioned, I’m a scatterbrain, and a really good one.
I’m easily distracted, easily don’t complete tasks and I won’t even start talking about poor time management. Which puts some strain on pretty much every aspect in my life.
Yes, I create lists for everything, but I don’t always see through with them. This year, I want to change that.
You can’t get organised overnight, but you can do so gradually by setting up different tasks and actually seeing them through within the given timeframes set for them.
Baby steps. I’ve already set up some tasks for January that I need to focus on and will continue doing so each month to set the habits and create the consistency in my every day life.
The more organised I am, the easier I can manage certain stress, overwhelm and anxiety in my daily life.
If you’re new to the concept, it might feel overwhelming because how to you narrow down your intentions to just ONE word? It’s simpler than you think. You can choose your word in just a few easy steps.
Word of the Year ideas:
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Have you chosen a World of the Year for 2022? I hope this post helps guide you to finding one. Let me know in the comments.
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