Thursday, December 31, 2009

My One Little Word: Commit

Lovely necklace from Sky Koltun on etsy.

Back in 2007, scrapbooking guru Ali Edwards started a project for herself called One Little Word. She chooses a word for the coming year, and uses it to guide her life during that year. Here is the link to her blog for this year's word. From the beginning of this project, Ali has invited people to join her on this journey and come up with their own "one little word."

Last year, I picked one little word for 2009. That's as far as it went. This year I've decided to pick a word and live by it throughout 2010. My one little word for 2010 is COMMIT.

2009 was a really tough year. It had some very high highs, and some very low lows.  I needed a word that would help me make 2010 a better year.

I brainstormed a list of at least 20 words before deciding on commit. The word has been swirling around my head for a while, but it really hit me this morning during my yoga class. I can make all my New Years' resolutions reality if I commit to my one little word.

Here are my plans for my word and how I'm going to let it guide me through 2010.

Commit to creating more layouts
Commit to observing everyday life and putting it in my 2010 scrapbook
Commit to make time for myself and preserve my sanity
Commit to Andy and make our marriage stronger
Commit to the memory of Aunt Sue and live my life how she lived hers
Commit to the libraries in which I work and make them better
Commit to my yoga practice
Commit to my family
Commit to my friends
Commit to weight loss and finally achieving my goals

1 comment:

  1. YAY for you! I love your list of commitments! My one little word is pretty broad, but I think if I can "FOCUS" on one little thing at a time . . . I, too can reach my goals for 2010! Wishing you a prosperous and blessed new year!