Are you ready to get FOCUSED?

Here’s an amazing exercise that can set the tone for your entire year.

Take some time to think about how you really want to live.

What word(s) describe how you want to feel?

What do you want to work on … or what inspires you? What changes do you want to make?

Your New Theme Word

Some possible words might come to mind as you consider all this:

Strong – Joyful – Connected – Resilient – Brave – Renewed – Grateful – Faithful – Peaceful – Loving – Inspiring – Confident – Present … there seriously are so many great choices!

Your job is to pick JUST ONE WORD that resonates with you, and make it your mantra for the rest of the year!

It doesn’t have to be a word from the list above – this word should be unique to YOU.

It should ignite an emotion within you – inspiration, relief, clarity – because of the meaning it carries for you.

Let this word fuel your thoughts and actions every single day.

Use it to clarify the decisions you’ll make, the actions you’ll take … and even how you view the people around you!

It’s incredible how ONE WORD can give a specific intention to everything you do. This will help you be more present and “in the moment.”


  • Look at your word first thing when you wake up in the morning, and when you go to sleep at night
  • Post it on your desk.
  • Make it your screensaver (on your phone & computer!)
  • Repeat it a couple of times a day.
  • This habit can fall by the wayside after a few days, so keep those reminders posted!

Here’s my word: GROWTH. I like to pick a theme each year, and this one felt right. I wanted to experience massive personal and professional GROWTH. Once I had my theme word, I wrote down all the ways I could make it happen. I made a bucket list of goals for the year.

Let me tell you when you write things down, the magic happens! I completed a specialty in weight management, launched 2 new programs, got asked to speak at a conference, and empowered my team to also grow.

And all of this came about because of that one word: GROWTH. It provided focus and direction for the year. It was a word I kept returning to and asking myself, “How can I experience more growth?”

One reason this is such an effective practice is that it’s simple.


Don’t wait until January. Let’s make this a year to remember, starting now!

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Once you choose your word, I’d love for you to share that with me! Comment below and let me know what your word is!

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