Tag Archive for 2016

A Fresh Start and Reflections on a Year

I recently learned about the Danish concept of hygge, which has no direct English translation but closely relates to the word “cozy.” In the cold, dark winter months, the Danes embrace this “quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.” And so, as the year draws to a close, I’ve indulged in my own…

Fruitful

Each year, I choose a word that represents my thematic goal for the coming twelve months. For instance, in 2014, I chose “light.” Last year, my word was “joy.” This year, my goal is to be fruitful. Fruitful means “producing good or helpful results; productive.” It’s apt for my current mindset. I’m in the mood to be productive; I’ve been…