209: How to Choose Your Guiding Word for 2023



How can choosing a guiding word help you do what matters next year? In this episode, I’m sharing my process for choosing a word for the year and how it helps me in my life and work.


We’ll cover:

  • Why choosing one word for the year can guide your plans and decisions
  • How to know when you’ve found the right word for you
  • What it looks like to apply your word to your whole life–personally, professionally, and spiritually


I’ll share my own words for the past several years, and how my word for this year shaped my life. Make sure you download our free guide for a list of word ideas, plus the step-by-step process for choosing your word!


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Teresa McCloy is the creator of the REALIFE Process® and an ACC Certified Leadership & Life Coach through the International Coaching Federation. She partners with her clients as a coach, consultant, and professional speaker to discover how to do what matters in their life and business. Teresa is the author of Do What Matters: Live from Rest, Not Rush, Using the REALIFE Process®.

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