Of all the New Year’s trends, picking one word for the year has been one of my favorites. More than just a checklist goal, picking a word helps me change my perspective. If I had to pick a word for this year, it would be experience. This is twofold: I want to have new experiences, and I want to really experience them. The busier life becomes, the more it seems like I am just checking off experiences on the calendar and moving on to the next one without really experiencing the moment.
Sometimes I get so caught up in what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, and what’s coming next that I forget to be in the moment. Sometimes I find myself just mechanically moving from one experience to the next throughout the day, waiting until I can crash into bed and have some peace and quiet. Ultimately, living like this is not fun.
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