In Others’ Words: How Do You “Do You”?

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The New Year is two days old. Some of us started 2018 armed with a list of resolutions while others distilled our desire for change down to One Words like trust, kindness, release. Whatever your mode of change, the New Year is prime time for a new you … to a certain point. In the midst of all the New Year-New Me changing …

In Others’ Words: My One Word for 2018

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  Let’s talk about choosing One Word for the coming year.    2018 is just over a month away, but if you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, then you know that I gave up New Year’s resolutions over a decade ago. Why? All those good intentions — the “I wills” and the “I won’ts” — faded so quickly, and …

In Others’ Words: Choosing One Word for 2017

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Are you ready to talk about your One Word for 2017? I am!  This is my twelfth year to focus on one word. An even dozen. Wow. And once again, I have to admit that I was wondering “Where’s my One Word for 2017?” Most years I’ve known what my One Word was going to be by August or September, but …

In Others’ Words: Choosing One Word for 2016

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One Word. I blogged about this earlier, back in October, in a post titled “Time to Start Thinking About One Word for 2016.” But while I was ready to talk about my One Word for the upcoming new year, I think some of you were just ready to begin pondering your One Word for 2016. So, here I am again, …

In Others’ Words: Time to Start Thinking About One Word for 2016

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One Word. Yes, it’s that time of year again when I prompt you to think about selecting one word to focus on during 2016. This is my eleventh year to focus on one word — and right up until last week, I was thinking, “I’ve got no idea what my word for 2016 is going to be!” Not. A. Clue. And then …

In Others’ Words: One Word 2015

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  You may not be ready to think about the 2015 yet, but I’ve been thinking about the upcoming new year since August. Yes, yes, I have. Those of you who’ve hung around this blog long enough know I don’t do resolutions — rather, I focus on one word for an entire year. Well, this year I realized what next year’s …

In Others’ Words: One Word

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, Life, One Word 24 Comments

I am a one-word woman. It’s been years since I made a New Year’s resolution — much less kept one. I mean, how can I keep a resolution when I can’t find my nice, new list that I wrote up oh-so-carefully? 2014 will be the ninth year that I focus on one word for twelve months. And yes, I know …

In Others’ Words: Direction

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Where are you headed? There are 28 days left in December and then it’s time for a new calendar and a new year. Where are you headed in 2013? If you’ve known me for any length of time, you know I abandoned New Year’s Resolutions years ago — way back in 2006, to be exact. Instead, I focus on one …

Thinking Ahead: Focusing on 2012

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I know, I know. I am deviating from my normal pattern. It’s Thursday. This is my “other” day to post something with the heading “Contemporary Romance Writer.” (The other-other day being Tuesday. What? You never noticed? Tsk. Now you know: MWF: quotes. T/Th: contemporary romance writer thoughts.) Back to today, which should be contemporary romance day but isn’t. I’m not …