Chasing Wonderment Journal — ONE WORD

5 Tips to help you choose One Word for the New Year.

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5 Tips to help you choose One Word for the New Year.

Hey friend, do you make New Year's Resolutions? Actually… here's a better question: Do you KEEP your New Year's Resolutions? Yeah. Me neither. I go into the New Year with such high hopes, only to realize half-way through January that I can't do ALL THE THINGS. And if you DO attempt to do all the things, you usually fizzle out. Amiright? New Year's Resolutions are complicated and stressful.  So when I heard of "Word of the Year" awhile ago, I was instantly curious. I looked it up as soon as my Mom mentioned it, and this is what I learned: Instead of...

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Why I choose One Word instead of New Year's Resolutions - and my journey (so far!) - Episode 41

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Why I choose One Word instead of New Year's Resolutions - and my journey (so far!) - Episode 41

Important timestamps from the episode: 1:36 - Something I am INSANELY passionate about 2:07 - What "One Word Every Year" Is 4:03 - My first word in 2014 7:11 - My word for 2015 was SCARY 10:31 - 2016's word of the year was a much-needed one.  13:29 - 2017's word made me REALLY excited and hopeful! 15:17 - 2018's word felt… WEIRD. 19:10 - 2019's Word… we'll go into that more at a later date!   Resources to help you learn more about choosing a Word for 2020: Ali Edwards' "One Little Word" Project One Word 365  

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How to pick a "WORD" for the New Year.

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How to pick a "WORD" for the New Year.

At the end of every year, I usually start searching for a "word" for the New Year. Being a Jesus girl, I always start by praying. Is there something that God wants me to learn? Something new He wants to bring into my life? I usually think about it over the last week of the year.  I first heard of the "One Word" idea from my Mom, who mentioned it to me over a phone call. I was completely interested, and looked it up immediately. We usually make too many resolution.s. It's SUPER hard to keep track of them, much less...

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