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Hey there and Happy Monday- so glad you are here!
At the beginning of a New Year do you have any annual traditions or proclamations? Possibly creating a list of resolutions, writing out a to-do-list of things you personally want to accomplish or quite possibly mapping out a vacation or list fun places to visit.
This year Honey Bee and I created “Rememberlution Jars”.
What about a meaningful “Word of the Year”? Do you choose one each year? You know, a specific word that truly resonates with you and the direction you would like your life to go for the year. Maybe it’s a word that symbolizes something you would like to improve about yourself in 2015.
Well…I guess you have already figured out that my 2015 Word of the Year is “Leap”.
I love this quote by Joh Burroughs…
Leap, and the net will appear.
This word kept repeatedly showing up for me and I especially love that it’s a word of action. I am expecting this year to be my best yet – but for that to happen I need to make a lot of leaps. Here are just a few examples…
Leap out of my comfort zone…try new things, take chances
Leap into new ideas with an open mind
Leap out of negative situations and relationships
Leap into the unknown..don’t have everything figured out
Leap of faith…trust more
I like having reminders around me to keep on track for the year. My Rememberlutions Jar is one way. I am refreshing my home desk and work area. I decided to paint a rustic sign with my Word of the Year to keep close at hand. Not that I really need the coaxing, but it is a wonderful way for me to stay on track.
Here’s how I created my sign:
I started with the rustic wood leftover from old fencing and white paint…