Can you identify a single word that sums up what you
want for yourself in 2013?
can be something tangible or intangible. It can be
a thought, a feeling, or an emotion. It can be singular
or plural. The key is to find something that has personal
meaning for you. This is not your mother's word or
your spouse's word or your child's wordthis
is YOUR word.
little word can have big meaning in your life if you
allow yourself to be open to the possibilities. And
here's one thing that is totally interesting: sometimes
a word will pop into your brain and it will not make
any sense to you right now. Give it some time.
Let it percolate a bit. I have often found that our
heart speaks to us in very unique ways. Maybe this
is a word you need to hear but just aren't ready for
be open to the possibilities.
In 2011 I decided I wanted to do something even more
tangible with my One Little Word. I've found
that, just like a resolution, it's easy to lose sight
of the things you set forward to embark on as regular
life gets busy throughout the course of the year.
To combat this I plan to bring my word into my life
more consciously and concretely and make it more visible
by creating an album to hold my thoughts, challenges
invited to join me on this continued journey in 2013.
month you'll receive an email and an invitation to
visit the One Little Word classroom. Inside
the classroom, you'll find a gentle reminder message,
encouragement to refocus, and a simple creative
or writing project to complete related to your
word. At the end of the year you'll have an album
that celebrates and honors your wordmaking it
that much more concrete and visible in your life.
2013 I will be introducing new prompts, along with
a few favorites from previous years. The emphasis
will continue to be, as it has been in past years,
on finding ways to make our words visible in our lives.