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7 Tips for One Little Word | #nndailytip

7 Tips for One Little Word

On my Instagram I share a daily memory keeping tip with the hashtag #NNDailyTip, then collect them here so you can find them easily later!

This time I’m sharing tips for Ali Edwards’s One Little Word.

This week I'm getting started on documenting my fifth #onelittleword. If you

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REFLECT One Little Word 2017 | January

January One Little Word | The Nerd Nest 1

For the fifth year, I’m participating in Ali Edwards’s One Little Word. My words so far have been finish, savor, weave, expand, and this year my word is reflect.

Today I’m sharing the January prompt for the workshop. I love the January prompts–they do … Read the rest

GROW | Nerd Nest Challenge

GROW - April Nerd Nest Challenge 6

This month’s Nerd Nest challenge is GROW!

Having a single word up for interpretation is a great way to get thinking about possible stories you can tell.

You can talk about personal growth–an event that made you grow as a person or a then/now comparison on how you’ve grown. You … Read the rest

Expanding Heart | One Little Word

Expanding Heart | One Little Word

This month in Ali Edwards’s workshop One Little Word, the assignment is to choose a daily practice relating to your word.

My word for this year is EXPAND.

I know this month is a going to be a little hectic–there will be lots of appointments and meetings related to … Read the rest

EXPAND | OLW 2016

EXPAND - One Little Word 2016 | The Nerd Nest

For the fourth year, I’m taking Ali Edwards’s workshop One Little Word.

My word for 2016 is EXPAND.

I love that this word has practical and figurative meanings, so that it lends itself well to personal emotional growth as well as work and life goals.

I have some ideas … Read the rest

A Year of WEAVE

Getting Literal with my One Little Word Weave | The Nerd Nest

I love Ali Edwards’s yearly workshop One Little Word.

2016 will be my fourth year joining in on the workshop, and it’s been wonderful for me. The concept of choosing a word to guide you and meditate on throughout the year is a great way to focus on self-improvement … Read the rest

WEAVE January

January One Little Word | The Nerd Nest 1

My One Little Word for 2015 is Weave.

I’ve already shared my reasons for choosing the word, which have a lot to do with this month’s class assignment, but I wanted to show you how I used Ali’s printables to turn that blog post into pages for my scrapbook. … Read the rest

Savor | One Little Word 2014

Savor - One Little Word 2014 | The Nerd Nest 1

Last year, like this year, I took Ali Edward’s workshop One Little Word. My 2014 word was savor and, though I dropped off in sharing here halfway through the year as things started to get rough, I still found a lot of comfort in checking in with myself by … Read the rest

Weave

Weave

My One Little Word for 2015 is Weave.

This time, my word didn’t just appear to me. I had to think about it a lot, mostly because I’ve had a very difficult time the past few months. I wanted a word that would give me strength through the difficulty, but … Read the rest

Pausing to Take in Beauty

Kansas City Walk | The Nerd Nest 2

As part of my goal to savor this year, I’ve been working on slowing down and appreciating the things that are around me. One of the ways I do that is through photography.

Photo taking gets a bad rap. I hear a lot of “Put down the camera and live … Read the rest