one word

My Word of the Year for 2023

One word. This phrase is one I have heard countless times from my friends and others around me. Several years ago, I decided to look into it. Why have just one word for the year? There is power in one word. In today’s post, I share the why and my word for the year. Why have one word? As I researched the one-word concept, I loved what I found. The reason to pick one word for the year is to help you grow. The one word gives focus to how you want to approach the year. It helps you determine who you want to become by the end of the year. So, how do you pick just one word? Read this blog post for 5 Simple steps to pick your one word.
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5 Simple steps

Choose a Word of the Year in 5 Simple Steps

If you haven’t picked a Word of the Year for 2023 yet, no worries! There is still time to pick your word in 5 simple steps. I first learned about the Word of the Year concept in 2018. Several of my friends had one and I wanted to know what the hype was. I learned that a Word of the Year gives you a growth focus for the year. The word is meant to represent a central way you are depending on God in the year to come. It helps you determine who you want to become by the end of the year. When you have a word of the year, it helps you to be intentional about how you spend the hours, days, and months of the year. You can pick your Word of the Year in 5 simple steps.
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maximize quality time

Are you ready to maximize quality time with your family?

Did you know that most families only spend 37 minutes of their day together? Wowzers! With our hectic schedules and packed to-do lists, it’s no wonder that we have less and less time for each other. But, we don’t have to settle for this. Let’s maximize quality time with our family this coming year. Too many parents feel like their family is growing apart, but they don’t know how or have the time to fix it. That’s why we created the 60 Minute Anchored Family Guide.
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My Word of the Year for 2020

At first, my Word of the Year was savor. I spent a lot of time reflecting and praying about it in the early part of December last year. I confidently moved forward and felt excited about learning to savor in 2020. And then, around December 27, I started to question. Is savor really my word for…
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Why You Need a Word of the Year

How is your 2019 going so far? Can you believe we are into our second quarter of the year? Wow, time is flying! So, what does a Word of the Year have to do with your year? Why do you need a Word of the Year? I believe you need a Word of the Year…
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Quarter 2 Goals

An Update on Quarter 1 Goals + Quarter 2 goals

Wow! I can’t believe it is April already. Did the first quarter of the year go just as fast for you?! How are you doing with the goals you set for this year? I am doing fairly well though I didn’t meet all my goals for quarter 1. Today, I give an update and share…
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Releasing Weight

Losing Weight vs. Releasing Weight

Have you ever tried to lose weight and struggled? Maybe you tried a diet or a specific eating plan and nothing seemed to work. Me too! Today, I am going to share what I learned about losing weight vs. releasing weight. It may actually surprise you.
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write down goals

48 Days to Go!

Did you know that 83 % of people don’t set goals, 14% have goals but don’t write them down and 3% make their goals happen? I don’t know about you but I want to be one of the people that write down my goals, work towards them and become a different person by the end of the year.
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pizza crust

A Pizza Crust Win + an Update on my 2018 goals

6 or maybe it has been 7 pizza crust recipes. Yes, I have really tried that many. And guess what? I have finally found the One. The best-tasting pizza crust yet! Let me tell you the story.
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Goal Setting

The 3 M’s of Goal Setting

Goals. When you hear that word, what reaction do you have? Excitement, fear or dread? On December 31, my reaction was panic. Why? Because my goals weren’t done yet. Maybe your goals aren’t written or you’re still trying to decide if you even want to bother with goals. I believe goals are important. Today, I will share the why and the 3 M’s of Goal Setting.
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Welcome, I'm Anastasia!

I am a daughter of the King of Kings, wife, mom, friend, and bookworm. I love to encourage women in their everyday life. I also feel passionate about sharing God’s word. My desire is to provide a place for you to fall deeper in love with Jesus and be refreshed. I am so glad you are here! I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading these blog posts.



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