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Choosing a word for 2018

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For 2018, instead of making resolutions, I have chosen a word of the year.

Often people find their New Year's resolutions falling through. Mine usually do. Whether they were specific goals (go to the gym 2 times per week) or more general (adapt a healthier lifestyle): a couple of months into the year the resolutions usually have moved to Oblivion-ville. Because, ...well, life.
Choosing a word is a way to voice your intentions for the year ahead. This word will guide you through opportunities and challenges, whatever life has in store for you.
The first time I read about the concept of 'a word for your year' was through Makelight. And I discovered there are a lot of people who have a word to help them focus on the direction they want to go (both in their personal as professional life). I had not picked a word for 2017 beforehand. But looking back on the year there was one word that had chosen me: 'strong'.

When 2018 approached I started to ponder about possible gui…