Word of the year 2023

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missjane

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I worked on my word today, cleaning in the spare bedroom, so I am prepared for family to stay if they need to. Still a long way to go. It's like the office, sewing, craft, and guest room. Has too many functions, but it's what I have to work with.
 

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@missjane Back in the day, one of the spare rooms was the homeschool room, art room (for the kids and later oil painting room for DD), sewing/craft room, my office/desk. Another spare room was DH's den 19 years ago, but then it became DS19's room and the spare room for guests. DD's room is now the spare room and DS's extra computer parts room and he also sometimes does his VR in there. The school room morphed into my computer room plus crafts (mostly just my yarn/crocheting), and my desk. The laundry room off the carport always had DH's tool bench as he worked on power tools on the side. He recently moved the bench and tools to the screen room and I have a lovely spacious laundry room.
 

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I went with the word Joy. With this current cancer diagnosis and the side affects I know I'll have ahead from treatments I decided I just wanted to focus on the small Joys in my life each day. I also like to tell people to carry the joy of Christmas with them year around, so that's what I'm going to do. Each day focus on the small joys it brought me.
 

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I went with the word Joy. With this current cancer diagnosis and the side affects I know I'll have ahead from treatments I decided I just wanted to focus on the small Joys in my life each day. I also like to tell people to carry the joy of Christmas with them year around, so that's what I'm going to do. Each day focus on the small joys it brought me.
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sweetpumkinpye

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Just checking in, Day 17 of 2023. I have certainly made PROGRESS on writing a lot of lists and notes. I am feeling very positive. Now just to follow through and get the jobs done.
 

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Word check-in

I'm doing okay with planning for what's coming in the week ahead. There's a square of space in my planner at the bottom of each week where I make a list of what's happening in the week ahead that's extra or out of the normal routine.

I still need to work on preparing myself, at night, for the next day. And all the other will be a long work in progress!
 

Miss JoDee

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I am also finding that I am doing well with my Word of the year. I have done 2 social gatherings this month and have another planned next week. I have tried to be cautious going out because I want to see Violet Maeve which is next Friday. Trying to stay healthy.
 

AnnieClaus

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I have been very consistent with saying my affirmations.
I'm hoping the consistency of saying them out loud to myself begins my change of mindset.
I have a set of general life affirming affirmations, dream life achieving affirmations, and financial ones.
It's my financial mindset I want to work on the most.

I try to say them 3 times a day but usually 2 times is what I'm more consistent at.
Once in the morning before leaving for work and once before bed.

Annie
 

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missjane

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I met one of my word goals. The multi-purpose spare room is guest worthy. DH has a box that he needs to go through, but it could easily be moved out if we had a guest. So, I'm prepared to host family.
 

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I am still chipping away my word Clean. Have the easier items out of the house and basement. Will work this week on some of the furniture. That will rest on who wants it to remove it. Dh is getting his golf clubs sold but next week he will buy more. I will not be buying more furniture. Might buy more 76626028-2EF4-454F-9E0F-515D60EF010F.jpeg boxes that I used in the hall closet. They worked out very well.
 

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Fearless is my word. I'm happy with the way things are going. I am facing my fears by talking about them. Once I verbalize them, the fear no longer occupies my mind. I then fill my mind with good and true things and I focus on that instead.
 

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Well, for January 2023 ...
WOTY: Direction
: a guiding, governing, or motivating purpose

My word is direction. So, my direction for January was having my DD30 visit from VT mid-month and enjoy and have fun with her here --- and then after she was back home, it was time to un-decorate Christmas and reset the house in order. I also wanted my direction in my health to be ... exercise ... and eat better (cut out added sugar and watch the gluten).

I think it has gone well. :)
 
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