Words in the Running for 2017

While I wait for my 2017 word to magically appear - you can read more about my word for 2017 here - I thought I'd share the list of word contenders and one more ski photo, because why not?  Plus, this angle - with the sky totally in the background - is so cool as is my lovely, ski bunny partner.

Jen and Miss O ski

I am down to this list of words and a few phrases....

  • Now - as in "be in the present moment"
  • Prosperity - which is a strange word for me, yet there is something I like about it.  I think it is the "thriving" part of the definition of prosperity that speaks to me
  • Go - This word might be too active for me, yet I like that it's slightly fiery to me and I might get some cool projects done.
  • Minimize - As in minimize the noise, wasted time, junk in my life, self-sabotaging thoughts.  I'm so done with those thoughts.
  • Intuition - Love this one!  I'm a big believer in my wise, inner voice.  And, if I were to listen to my wise, inner voice more?!  Oh my!  
  • Flow - This one is about living my values, listening to my intuition, being in alignment; I like flow. This is a good word for me.
  • Momentai - which is a Cantonese phrase that means "no problem."  I was told by a fabulous former student, C, that it bears the meaning of "assuring the listening to stay calm."  I love that - assuring the listening to stay calm.  It reminds me a bit of minimize.

And....believe it or not, this phrase keeps coming back to me as my word (phrase) for 2017:

Leave it all on the dance floor.

I'll give my intuition a few more days to figure this out and then, I'll be ready to embrace what word or phrase appears to serve me for 2017.

Have you figured out your word for 2017?  Share it below or on your favorite social media outlet.

xo,
Jen


Happy 2017!

Lara Family Skis in Breck 2016-17

Good bye to a fantastic 2016 and Hello to 2017!  I am soooo excited for what's ahead!

All the best to you and your dreams - Let's do this!

With love from Breckenridge,
Jen


My Word for 2017

You might remember, each year I choose a word to be my focus or intention for the year.

Rainbow over Breckenridge, CO

In 2016, my word was "savor."  I chose that word because I wanted to slow down, be more in the present moment, and savor what was around me.  In 2015, my word was "brave" - man, was that a great word for me.  I leaned into brave so much that year that 2015 was probably one of my biggest personal and professional growth years on record.   Brave, you ruled!

Jackie - my colleague, business partner, and friend - just texted me and asked what my word for 2017 was going to be.  Hmmmm, that's a great question.  What do I want my focus and intention to be?

What do I want to invite into my life for 2017?

Do you have any suggestions for me?   

Here's a great question...what do YOU want to invite into your life for 2017?  What is your word going to be?  Please share below or contact me (via email, Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter).  I'd love to know what word or words you are considering; perhaps, they will inspire me.

So curious,
Jen

Happy Holidays!

From our family to yours....HAPPY HOLIDAYS!  Jedi sends his love, too!

Lara family love

xoxo,

Jen, Mr. UpCyclist, Miss O and Master Jedi

Having too much fun with PicMonkey

Y'all know how much I adore PicMonkey.  It is probably the only web-based tool I blog about consistently.

How funny is this clone below?

Now, you see the people skiing around us....


Now, you don't!



And, yes that is really what the scenery looks like.  

I have a history of cloning photos like here and here.  It is just too much fun!  If you want to learn how to clone, visit PicMonkey's blog post here with full video tutorial.

Plus, I'm certain there will be something annoying you'll want to clone out of your holiday photos. 

Looking out for you,

Jen