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One Little Word 2012 | The Words

Thank you so much for sharing your words in the comments of my first 2012 One Little Word post.

The comments, as always, are so uplifting and inspiring. If you don't see your word included below please leave it in the comments and I'm happy to add it to this list.

Here's the collected words for 2012 (updated 11pm Pacific on 1/2/11):

abide

abundance

accept

achieve

acknowledgment

act

action

active

adapt

adventure

ahead

alignment

anew

animate

anything

aperture

apologize

appreciate

aroha

art

artful

assuage

attention

attitude

authentic

awake

balance

bathroom

be

be

begin

behold

believe

better

bloom

blossom

body

bold

brave

bravery

breakthrough

breathe

bright

build

butterfly

calm

can

care

carpe diem

celebrate

challenge

change

changes

charge

cherish

choice

choose

clarity

clean

clear

closure

comfort

commit

commitment

complete

confidence

connect

conscientious

consistent

content

control

core

courage

create

cultivate

curious

dare

decide

dedication

deep

deeper

define

deliberate

delight

deserving

design

determination

develop

direction

discipline

discover

distance

do

document

dream

easy

economical

efficient

eliminate

embrace

emerge

empower

energy

engage

engender

enjoy

enough

equilibrium

everyday

evolve

exercise

exhilarate

expand

experience

explore

express

faith

faithful

faithfulness

family

fear

fearless

feel

find

finish

fit

float

flourish

flower

fly

focus

forge

forgiveness

fortify

forward

free

fresh

fulfill

fulfilled

future

generous

gentle

gift

give

glow

go

goal

grace

gracious

grateful

gratitude

gravity

grow

gumption

happiness

happy

harmony

heal

healthy

heart

hello

help

home

hope

hopeful

humble

ignite

illuminate

imagination

imagine

improve

in

inspire

integrity

intent

intention

intentional

intuition

invigorate

invite

involved

join

journey

joy

jump

kindness

kitchen-table

laugh

leap

learn

less

life

lift

light

lighten

limitless

listen

live

lose

love

loved

loving

loyalty

madness

magic

magnify

make

manage

me

melt

mind

mindful

mission

moderation

moment

money

more

move

nature

nest

new

nourish

now

nurture

occupy

one

open

order

ordinary

organic

organized

overcome

pace

passion

patience

pause

peace

perseverance

persevere

perspective

place

play

pleasure

polish

positive

positivity

possibilities

possibility

practice

praise

pray

prepare

preparation

present

preserve

pretty

pride

prioritize

progress

project

promise

proof

prosper

purpose

purposeful

pursue

push

quest

quiet

reach

ready

real

realistic

reason

receptive

reclaim

reconnect

reconstruction

record

redemption

redirect

rediscover

reduce

refine

refresh

rejuvenate

relationship

relax

release

release

relinquish

relish

remember

renew

resolve

rest

restore

resume

reverent

revitalize

rhythm

rise

sail

satisfied

savor

scarcity

scatterjoy

scrapbook

search

season

see

selective

self

self-control

selfless

serenite

serenity

service

share

shift

shine

simple

simplicity

simplify

smile

soar

solid

soul

sparkle

spirit

stand

start

steady

story

streamline

strength

stretch

strive

strong

stronger

sufficient

support

surrender

sweat

talk

tend

thankful

thanksgiving

thanksliving

think

thrive

time

together

tone

transcend

transform

transformation

travel

treasure

true

trust

truth

try

unclutter

uncomfortable

understanding

unencumbered

unity

unlock

up

uplift

value

variety

venture

view

vigor

visible

walk

well

well-being

wellness

whatever

whimsical

whole

wholehearted

wholeness

wisdom

within

wonder

work

worship

write

yes

yet

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292 thoughts

  1. alexa says…
    01/06/2012

    I may be too late ... but my word for this year, is "dance". Choosing one last year was so very helpful, that I am looking forward to be exploring how this will shape and resonate in my life this year; and wishing you every success, Ali, with yours.

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  2. Rowie says…
    01/06/2012

    My word: MONSTER
    I want to have a MONSTER of a time in everything that I will do this year! Be a MONSTER - loud, big, cannot be ignored and cannot get lost in a crowd, noticeable. Also, I want to conquer the MONSTERS in my closet this year so I can live an authentic life!

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  3. Marilyn says…
    01/06/2012

    Hi Ali, Thanks for the inspiration. My word is impact. This is my first year, combining my version of project life and one little word in one album.

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  4. Carole K says…
    01/06/2012

    My little word for 2012 is "aglow" to be aglow with the Lord's Spirit everyday no matter what the circumstances may bring...what a hard word to protray thorough out the year....working on it!!

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  5. JChin says…
    01/07/2012

    Word is "Beyond"...whatever or whenever you think you can't achieve something, think beyond it, and you will surpass your expectations. Don't try to just meet it, but beat it, surpass it. And if you don't succeed, think beyond today, and look towards tomorrow. Always moving forward, beyond the past, beyond the now. Thank you, Ali.

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  6. Trish says…
    01/07/2012

    My Word is Chapter

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  7. Michelle says…
    01/07/2012

    Mine is Ascend

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  8. Laura says…
    01/07/2012

    My OLW is 'actualize' as in 'make real'. LOVE this list and all the intentions that created it. ;)

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  9. Kimmy Davis says…
    01/07/2012

    You have my word already on your list--reduce. I truly love reduce though, and I've written about it on my blog.

    But you don't have the one my older brother chose: ASK
    I'm proud of him for that--being the oldest has always been both a blessing and a curse, and as an adult, he has NEVER asked for help to do anything, and refuses help when it's offered.

    I love this idea!

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  10. Kristina Lundin says…
    01/09/2012

    I love the word kitchen-table! So many good things takes place there. :)

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  11. Joe says…
    01/09/2012

    Magnificence

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  12. Susan T says…
    01/09/2012

    Thanks for this list. I loved how you combined them all last year and
    really glad to have the new list to share.

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  13. Gail Thompson says…
    01/10/2012

    I forgot to post mine. It's Health. After having some health issues last year my focus is on regaining it.

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  14. Ein einzelnes kleines Wort says…
    01/10/2012

    [...] In den langen Listen finden sich solche Worte wie: Chance, Energie, Traum, Balance, Gedeihen, Mut, Tiefe, Herausforderung, und viele mehr … Eine Liste (in Englisch) ist hier zu finden: One little word 2012 [...]

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  15. Allowing | Colour of Pomegranates says…
    01/10/2012

    [...] am still thinking about my word for 2012. I cannot seem to pinpoint one to direct my path in my 2012 journey. I was talking to Haig about [...]

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  16. melanie says…
    01/10/2012

    HI !!
    Mine is FULLY ..... (in french PLEINEMENT )

    it seems a bit weird, nobody has chosen this one ...
    Melanie08

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  17. naomi says…
    01/11/2012

    my word is 'Colour'.... I want to dream in colour and live in full technicolour in 2012, no grey spaces for me...

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  18. Patty says…
    01/11/2012

    Hi Ali,
    Finally I have my Little Word for 2012: (Dis) Connect.

    Thanks for the list, it is so useful in the process to define the word.

    I am excited with the journey in 2012 with OLW.

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  19. Practice | Pixels N Glue says…
    01/12/2012

    [...] my first post of the new year showed, I didn’t make a big deal about choosing my “One Little Word“, hopping onto the Project Life bandwagon (although I was really tempted, and still am), or [...]

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  20. Cris says…
    01/12/2012

    Blessings. Of which I have many but am far too busy with too much and I lose sight of each day's gifts. So this year I am focusing on them...ESP. The blessings that I receive from those unexpected hardships and challenges...some of my greatest periods of growth.
    So, here's to blessings to us all

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  21. amanda*rose says…
    01/13/2012

    My one*little*word: {movement}.
    blogged about here:http://amandaroseblog.typepad.com/my_blog/my-one-little-word/
    :)

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  22. SeaLass says…
    01/13/2012

    Hi,
    My word is "discovery".
    Today is my 50th (ouch) birthday and One Little Word is a special gift to myself.
    I am very excited about the "discovery" of this class...and about the discoveries I will make throughout this year!

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  23. Kathleen Brown says…
    01/15/2012

    My word is Wish!

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  24. Kathleen Brown says…
    01/15/2012

    My word is Wish....

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  25. Word of the Year – Link Party (2012) | The Lettered Cottage says…
    01/16/2012

    [...] the word up this year. You can also see a compilation of the words my readers chose for 2012 HERE, and you can listen to my friend, Liz Lamoreux, read all the words [...]

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