So, at the beginning of the year, Melyssa over at Nectar Collective created a year long project called the ‘Creative Collective‘ wherein a couple times a month you would have a different prompt and activity to complete then link in so others could see what you were up to. It was anything and everything from gardening to taking a skill share class to just reading a book and writing a review. The point was to do something other than your normal day to day things.
I felt it was a wonderful idea and at the beginning, I was totally on board to do it! That was until life got in the way (as it does) and one thing lead to another… Needless to say, I did one out of the 23 activities planned.
Honestly? It was probably one of the easier ones to complete.
What was prompt one?
To think of a word to focus on for 2014 and create something to remind yourself of your focus word.
At first, I chose many words.
At the end of the day, I settled on ‘journey’.
Forgive my shitty attempts at watercolor.
I wanted to focus on ‘journey’ because all too often I find myself thinking of getting to that final destination – getting to that final point and not truly taking the time to enjoy the road along the way. That was especially true at the beginning of the year.
Looking back on it, it was a very apt word to focus on.
Not only did I take a few literal journeys but I changed jobs (twice), started exercising again and have since become more creative in my day-to-day life. I even have some exciting projects in store soon that I can’t wait to share with everyone!
Honestly, I’m not sure where the year went.
I can’t even believe it’s almost this little blogs first birthday!
Where does the time go?
In the end, I realize that everything that has happened this year is just part of the bigger picture of where I’m ultimately heading to…who I am as a person.
Which as always, is ever changing.
What about you? Any word that comes to mind that describes your year? Did you make any resolutions that you’ve worked hard to make happen? Sound off – let’s talk!