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Theme Word for 2016: Endure

Theme Word for 2016: Endure

I didn’t manage to choose a theme word for 2016 but the word “endure” keeps coming to me of late. 2016 is an odd year! I don’t feel that I am making much progress toward accomplishing anything and that for every step forward I take, […]

My Focus Word for 2015

My Focus Word for 2015

My focus word for 2015 is something that I have been thinking about over the past year as I have conducted various diet and exercise experiments on myself and seen my body change in various ways. During all of these experiments and particularly recently when […]

Review of 2014’s Theme Word: Traction

Review of 2014’s Theme Word: Traction

Inspired by Marcia Francois, the Organising Queen, I have been selecting a theme word each year for the past several years. I find the theme word concept is a great way to stay focused. If you just list all the goals you have for the […]

My Theme Word for 2014

My Theme Word for 2014

Professional organizer Marcia Francois is the genius behind the annual theme word concept. Each year, she advises everyone to choose one word to focus on throughout the year–one word that is the broad theme behind any resolutions or goals you are hoping to achieve. Last […]

Reflections on My 2013 Theme Word: Routine

Reflections on My 2013 Theme Word: Routine

Another blog housekeeping item on my list is to look back on my theme word for 2013: routine. I noted at the time that this word is not very exciting. When I first thought of the word routine, I generally thought about staying in place […]