Growth: My One Word and Goal for 2016

By 1/05/2016 12:48:00 PM

As I tie up lose ends for 2015, I've been thinking what should be my one word for 2016. That one word that will be my theme for this new year. And the word GROWTH is a perfect fit.

Growth My One Word and Goal for 2016

definition of GROWTH (noun)
  • the process of increasing in physical size.
  • the process of developing or maturing physically, mentally, or spiritually.
  • the process of increasing in amount, value, or importance.

Many people who know me....or about me at least....know I'm all about growth in all it's forms. But for the past few years my own personal growth was stunted. In part due to life circumstances, but also in part to myself.

At some point, I stopped watering, feeding and giving sunshine to ME.

So instead of becoming what I was on my way to BE....I came to a pause. I kinda know when and how it happened. But sadly I didn't know how to un-pause that moment. I ended up in an area of my life were I couldn't grow comfortably. There was no room to move mentally, stretch emotionally or jump within my spiritual soul.

I was cramped, uncomfortable and so not happy.

But the amazing thing about growing "things" is while they can be boxed in for a time, you can't stop them from growing. And eventually the growth will expand and break out.

And that is what happened to me in 2015. I expanded and broke out. And now in 2016 it's time for me to continue to grow, bloom and bear my fruit.

It's going to be an amazing year!

What "One Word" will you focus on in 2016?

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  1. my one word is "balance" finding balance with everything I do. I think growth is an excellent word. I feel you on being cramped. I hope you expand and find more happiness.

    1. I hope we can all expand and find a way to balance things in our life. Look forward to seeing how you do it.

  2. I look forward to seeing your growth neighbor! My word for 2016 is "Greater".

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    1. Nice word. Look forward to seeing how you use it in 2016.

  4. Love this Onica, you are always an inspiration. I am excited that you've carved out a plan for yourself. Growing never gets old! I can't wait to see you bloom, friend. ;)

    I need to find a word for my year, this might take a while! But, I'll work on it! ;)

    Happy 2016!

    1. Let me know when you find your word :) Yes growing never gets old!

  5. Busting outta boxes and EVERYTHING!! Looking forward to your continued Growth this year. My word this year is Build. I'll work on building this play date too 😩

    1. Lmao @ build playdate. Yes lets both grow towards building that.