I’ve seen a lot of my friends post on their blogs or on social media that they have discovered their word of the year. It’s a word they’ve chosen (or a word that has chosen them) that will guide them throughout the year.
Well, I’m not sure about a word, but I’ve found a phrase that I’m pretty sure defines me.
“She believed she could, so she did.”
What does this mean to me? Exactly what it says. If I believe I can do something, I do it. I’m not wishy washy about it, I’m confident. If it fails then it fails, but at least I tried.
- I believed I could write, so I did.
- I believed I could raise money for a cause, so I did.
- I believed I could become a BCBA, so I did (in process).
- I believed I could organize a major fundraising event, so I did.
I’m not sure if this phrase could equate to just one word. I keep thinking something like “determination” or “unstoppable” or “fearless.” But those words can mean so many different things, and I feel like this phrase leaves no room for interpretation. It’s straightforward, and I like that about it because I’m also straightforward.
Anyway, do you have a word or phrase of the year? Or if your life? Do share.