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Word for 2018: Forward

January 5th, 2018 at 11:26 am

My word for 2018 is going to be "Forward" as in direction and momentum.

I'm guilty of stagnation and am just plain tired of feeling that I'm carrying heavy things. I can't even say that I want simple because my attachments, finances, life, and future is complicated.

Truth is that I perseverate, and stagnate, and remuninate. And all the awareness in the world isn't going to change that without action.

I will be able to finish up a graduate certificate in Organizational Behavior in 20 weeks (two ten-week quarters). I offically signed up for two classes and can add the second weekend-seminar for February. I have to move past the regrets that I spent time and money at a religious institution that qualified me to do nothing. A set of circumstances prevented me from petition for a grandfather clause under administration that changed, and in the scheme of things, my life was affected negatively far less than others that I know. And the reality is that I am too liberal some religious settings and not conservative enough for others. Bitter pill to swallow and lesson learned, but according to a career counselor, I should be marketable at the completion of this.

Money-wise, I will just try to continue to make wise financial choices and try to get ahead slowly. Can't do much other than that.

Happy 2018 to everyone.

4 Responses to “Word for 2018: Forward”

  1. Carol Says:

    20 weeks to certification sounds great...and you've already signed up-- great forward action! Hopefully, what you learned and thought about in previous classes will turn out to be useful someday.
    Happy 2018 to you!

  2. My English Castle Says:

    Ah, the state motto of Cheeseland is "Forward." If only it were true.

  3. rob62521 Says:

    Hey! That's wonderful about the classes! That is a good move forward!

    Happy 2018 to you!

  4. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Great word!

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