My One Little Word for this year has been "heal". After a tough and tramatic 2011 with our family facing unemployment, then a big move, and a death in our family, I felt I needed some time this year to focus on healing, resting, nurturing my heart and being kind to myself.
One of the ways I've done this is to work on nurturing my creative soul. I've gotten back to the basics and have been taking some wonderful online classes from Christy Tomlinson, Junelle Jacobson, Gritty Jane, and Jeanne Oliver. I've been sketching and searching and playing and trying new things! I've been allowing myself to rest and rediscover my loves and what inspires me. I'm working on surrounding myself with other, like minded, kindred spirits who can love, support and encourage me and I them.
I'm really looking forward to jumping back into my art making and creating now. I feel like I'm ready to dive back in and create like hopefully never before! I hope I will in turn continue to heal, grow, flourish, thrive, be strong in my life, and in turn encourage and nurture others!!
Do you have One Little Word that you've been processing, living and nurturing this year? I'd love to hear about it!!