Why should you choose a “Word of the Year”?
I sat down with Me Ra Koh earlier this week to chat about that.
During our chat, Me Ra’s heart about choosing a word of the year blew the doors right off mine. She’s been doing it for 20 years! I consider that pro-level!
Here’s what she said that resonated so dearly to me:
“I can be very goal-driven, type A. I don’t feel like goals give to me. I feel like I expend myself on goals. In contrast, choosing a word for my year is something that’s going to nurture me. Something that feels sacred. It gets to be my companion for the year. To walk with me through the different things I’m going to face. It seems silly like it’s just a single word, yet it has given me so much over the years.”
In a world where everything is vying for our attention, …