I hope you and your family and loved ones had an amazing holiday celebration, and I’m excited to be one of the first to wish you a HAPPY NEW YEAR!
I love the new year. It’s a time of renewal, joy, togetherness, hope, commitment, and excitement...
What are some words that come to mind for you when you think about a new year?
I recognize that a new year might not bring you all the warm and fuzzies.
Many times we associate past events that aren’t so joyful or exciting with a time of year, and unfortunately, that might make this time of the year a tough one for you. I’m here with you, and I’m sorry if you’re experiencing trying times right now.
But I do want to offer a message of hope here.
I want to share with you an exercise that I’ve been doing for the past 5 or 6 years now that has been a tremendous help for me throughout the entire year.
Not just in the first two weeks of the year - not just until I “reach my next goal” - but for the ENTIRE year.
It’s an exercise inspired by my friend Chris Brogan, and it’s all about choosing a WORD to help guide your year.
Chris chooses 3 words, and that’s definitely an option, too! I started out choosing 3 words, but over the past couple of years I’ve started to just choose ONE word.
For me, it helps me keep my focus super clear, which I like.
Whether you decide to choose 3 words, 2 words, or 1 word, I hope you’ll participate in this exercise with me - let’s start 2023 off with intention, focus, and a guide.
My word in 2022 was PRESENCE.
Every time I felt overwhelmed, like I was living in the past, or like I kept looking ahead and living in the future, I reminded myself to be present.
The one word I’ve chosen for 2023 is LIFE.
I would LOVE to hear what your word for 2023 is (or your 3 words!)
Shoot me an email and share them - it’ll be a powerful way to state your intention, to share your vision, and to solidify your commitment to your word (or words) throughout 2023.
And as we kick off 2023, I also have a request for you.
I’ve LOVED going all-in on the podcast over the past 100 days, hosting our 100 day goal challenge. Being back on the mic with all of you has been such a treat, and I’m honored you've chosen to tune in and spend this time with me, too.
Season 8 was definitely one for the books! 100 episodes over 100 days - and I’d love to continue on with you into Season 9.
But I need your help!
I only want to create content that will be helpful for you. So can you help me decide what our topic for Season 9 should be?
Just visit EOFire.com/season9 to submit your vote. You can also go directly to the form to vote here.
I’d really appreciate knowing that the time I invest in this podcast is worth it for you, and I can only know that if you cast your vote.
I look forward to announcing our next season’s topic in the coming weeks!