by Kathryn Jane
New Year’s Resolutions? Nope, never been a thing for me.
But five or six years ago I stumbled upon the idea of having a word for the year–something to focus on–and I liked it.
Gratitude, Love, Kindness, Smile, and Joy were among my choices between then and now, and I honestly don’t remember the order except that Joy was last year’s word.
2019 however, became a bit of a conundrum because I just wanted to rehash the old ideas I’d loved so much. They were easy to embrace, and they actually changed how I live my life. They are the backbone of who I am.
But I still needed a new word for this year.
I tossed around be as in, be strong, be real, be me, be bold…. And open, as in open-minded, open-hearted, open to new ideas, open to discussion…
They both seemed to…