It is my way to keep New Year’s resolutions that works.
The same can be said for choosing a personal word for the New Year. I thought about doing it last year when I saw all of the other cool blogger kids were doing it as a way to keep or instead of making a New Year’s Resolution but couldn’t come up with a word with meaning. The only word I came up with at the time was vague and too general. I knew I’d forget about it soon after January so I didn’t do it.
This year, I picked a personal word of the year a few weeks after New Year’s by happy accident.
Learn how to make my New Year’s Memory Jar from a recycled salsa jar on Lazy Budget Chef here!
My Personal Word for 2016 is the Danish word Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga.)
It is a cultural concept that many believe is the reason why Denmark rates as one of the happiest countries in the world. You can read more about what hygge is and how I plan to use it as my personal mantra for the year in this post on my food blog Lazy Budget Chef:
Do you pick a Word of the Year? How did you choose it?