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2022 Phrase Of The 12 months

I believe it’s an incredible thought to set some intentions, a mindset and/or a free plan on your life when the New 12 months’s bell strikes midnight. Right here’s my 2022 phrase of the yr!

2022 Word Of The Year

2022 Phrase Of The 12 months

Blissful new yr!!!

I’ve been selecting a phrase of the yr since 2016!

Loads has modified over the previous six years. I began over in loads of methods: a model new relationship and went again to life with a child when Birch was born. The pandemic has felt like going again to begin within the recreation of Sorry (or perhaps the longest chute in Chutes + Ladders. Whomp whomp.) Loads has modified throughout these years, and my focus has flowed with that.

Previous phrases of the yr:

What Do I Need This 12 months To Really feel Like?

Once I provide you with every year’s phrase, I really don’t put loads of thought into it. I let the phrase come to me. I ask myself “what do I would like this yr to FEEL like” and a phrase simply floats to thoughts. Name it a temper, a mindset, or what my coronary heart and soul are craving.

This yr the phrase that retains coming to thoughts is….

2022 Word Of The Year

The 2022 phrase of the yr is recent

Final yr smack in the midst of the pandemic (with no vaccines obtainable but) I used to be majorly craving stability. Therefore the phrase Basis as my selection.

This yr I’m feeling a bit extra like a spring rooster. There’s a mild on the finish of this tunnel, and I can see a path to journey, events, and the “good previous days” with boosters and child vaccines serving to us cease the unfold.

Contemporary indicators a rebirth, a lightness, a newness, and pleasure. A recent begin. 

Right here’s the temper board:

2022 Word Of The Year Mood Board

And right here’s how I’m pondering recent within the totally different areas of life:

Contemporary Recollections 

Birch is smack in the midst of the transition stage from toddler to child. He’s 90% potty skilled, doesn’t essentially want a excessive chair, is nearly prepared for an enormous boy mattress, and is dropping his nap (<– not enthusiastic about that one!). I do know from expertise that each one of those adjustments result in extra adventures on the horizon.

From day journeys to household ski days this winter to a attainable flight someplace heat, I really feel like our household is able to make some recent recollections. Ever since Birch discovered to speak, his relationship with Mazen has actually blossomed. And regardless of their age hole, they really feel nearer in years than ever earlier than. 

Contemporary….Credit score Playing cards!

A part of the explanation journey is on the thoughts is as a result of Thomas and I found journey rewards final yr. I’ve all the time been actually accountable with my bank cards – even to a fault – as a result of I used the identical one for like 20 years that solely obtained 1% again. That’s it. If you recognize something about bank card factors, you recognize what a wasted alternative value that was! By a few of the monetary podcasts I take heed to, I discovered about journey rewards playing cards and the way the sport works. (You probably have no thought what I’m speaking about, ChooseFI has a journey rewards 101 course you’ll be able to take.)

We began with the Chase Sapphire Playing cards. If you happen to don’t have that card, you want it – it’s the perfect of the perfect. You may get a few free flights only for signing up, however the perks of the cardboard are nice too. Want I’d obtained it years in the past! Right here’s my referral hyperlink in case you are enthusiastic about studying extra. Since we’re each enterprise homeowners, we’ve gotten some enterprise playing cards too. Mix that with two cancelled flight credit from March 2020, and we now have loads of free journey to plan!! Image us someplace heat in a couple of weeks 😉 

Contemporary New Home?

Additionally on the recent & new theme is considering our home. Thomas and I debate weekly if we should always keep right here eternally till the children are grown, if we should always renovate this home, or if we should always construct/renovate one other home. We love a lot about this home (superior location, nice neighbors, the porch + view, the area), however the home as it’s now will not be what we might select had been we to begin from scratch.

The issue is there isn’t a land left within the metropolis, I don’t wish to reside far out within the nation, and the actual property market is sizzling, so shopping for a fixer is dear. So we simply sit in limbo questioning what to do. There’s additionally the query of the logistics of a reno/construct when it comes to financing and possibly having to maneuver till a rental whereas the home we’re renovating is full. 

Since we love our location a lot, we now have a gathering with an architect to see what we might do to this home to actually make it our personal. A lot of the adjustments could be in our fundamental residing areas and bettering “the envelope” with new home windows and insulation (our fundamental flooring has zero insulation!) We must transfer out for some time although, so this could be main. And we wouldn’t begin till spring 2023 if we determine to maneuver ahead. 

Refreshing Well being 

The analogy that involves thoughts for my well being and self care is that of a tunnel water slide. Popping out of being pregnant and the primary yr is tunnel imaginative and prescient – you simply gas your physique and survive. After which I got here out of that and was plunged into this pandemic that introduced new stressors on us all. I really feel a bit like I’ve misplaced all of my mindfulness and am able to get again to a spot the place I’m placing extra effort into my well being. One of the simplest ways for me to refresh my routine is to encompass myself with inspiration, so I’m going so as to add a health-focused podcast to my checklist. What’s your favourite??

Contemporary Posts On KERF

I’ve gotten into an incredible rhythm with work these days. FINALLY! I’m planning forward, working forward, and have my fantastic digital assistant, Hillary, to thank for getting me to this spot. For the longest time I’ve been in limbo in regards to the route to go together with KERF. I touched on loads of these in the 2020 publish, however it took me some time to decide to that plan. Work smarter, not tougher is now 100% embraced. Hillary and I began utilizing Asana, which is an organized individual’s dream mission administration software program. Issues are going rather well! 

What phrase of the yr will you be specializing in in 2022?


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