HAVING A WORD OF THE YEAR, a word of 2020, HELPS ME BIND MY GOALS TOGETHER UNDER A THEME. HOWEVER DIFFERENT THEY MGHT BE THEY AT LEAST HAVE THIS IN COMMON
Word of 2020
I’ve done my fair share of self-help work and I’ve rejected concepts, tried others and found my own ways of thinking about my goals and how I want to feel through them. The concept of having a single word, describing the overall feeling of a new year excites and motivates me! Especially since I found out how much this word means to me at this point of my life.
I found out I wanted to feel comfortable, cozy, free, judgment-free, free to express myself, ease, at peace, at home… Home. So this quickly became the word of 2020 and decided to reframe all my goals and plans around it. Around this feeling.
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why have a word of the year
Having home as the word of 2020, doesn’t mean I want to stay at home or be in the place I currently am. On the contrary, it means to make, have, do things that make me feel at home, make me feel comfortable, nice and like myself. If that means moving to another apartment, I’ll gladly do it! But again, it’s not about the space I am in, or even the decoration -which I really love playing with. It’s about the feeling and how many simple ways I can find towards it. With big changes, with small changes or no change at all, just focus more on things I hadn’t been focusing on.
Feeling at home means a lot to me, and I plan to share more with you about it. Until then, I’ll leave you with a little verse I came up with, to remind me of the “goal”:
“No place to be, no place to arrive to, I’m home”
Until next time, take care.
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