New year’s resolution or 3 words to live by {Video}

I have many things I’d like to do on this blog this year, and though I can’t share all of them (cause then you wouldn’t come back) I can tell you I’d like to do more video. So for my first one I talk about resolutions, 3 words and my 100 list. If you’ve got some ambitious goals for 2012, please make sure to share them in the comments or add a link to your post on resolutions. I’d love to hear them and offer support where I can, and ask for your support in return :)

Keep in mind this is my first video in a long time. I promise the quality and sound will get better as the year goes on, so stick with me.

If you’re interested in  my running goals for 2012, you can find them here.

Also, just as I posted this I noticed that BlogHer has also done a story on the concept of 3 words, you might want to check it out.



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21 Responses to New year’s resolution or 3 words to live by {Video}
  1. Sharon Martin
    January 5, 2012 | 6:03 am

    Enjoyed your video, your really calm and its really interesting. My three words are family, love, happiness xx Keep up the good work !! x
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:27 am

      Thank you, Sharon. I appreciate the positive feedback :) You have great words to live by.

  2. Tamara W
    Twitter: tamarawilson
    January 5, 2012 | 6:43 am

    Thank you so much for this. It is awesome to see you. I look forward to following your journey.

    My three words are Charity, Pushing Forward, and Patience
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:28 am

      Happy new year and I hope that I can follow your progress too. Charity is important to me as well.

  3. Stacey
    Twitter: newlywedsurvive
    January 5, 2012 | 7:41 am

    It is great that you are starting to use video on your blog…I’m not quite there yet!

    My 3 words are Active, Open, and Enjoy.
    Stacey recently posted..New Year’s Resolutions for NewlywedsMy Profile

    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:29 am

      I love videoing others, but its a big thing to put myself in front of the camera. Wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be.

  4. Still Blonde after all these YEARS
    January 5, 2012 | 8:11 am

    What a beautiful sincere voice you have. I felt calm after I heard your resolutions. Thanks for sharing!
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:29 am

      Thanks, Shelley! I felt strangely calm myself.

  5. melissa
    January 5, 2012 | 8:57 am

    What a great video! I really enjoyed watching you on film and hearing your resolutions!
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  7. Nicole Rivera
    January 5, 2012 | 10:53 am

    Loved the video, you just gave me an idea myself (I have been wanting to do more video on my blog as well!).

    My three words are terribly cliche, but they are health, wealth and happiness.

    I have two chronic diseases which brought me home from my well-paying teaching career (12 years!!) and have put my childbearing on a seemingly endless hiatus. (HEALTH)

    Without my job and waiting for disability benefits approval, I have 0 income. I been living off of my savings which are nearly gone. (WEALTH)

    My number one goal every morning, every minute of every day is to stay positive, no matter what. So far, with everything I’ve been through I’ve been sticking to it, but I worry more difficulty is ahead. (HAPPINESS)

    And that’s how a cliche becomes more than a cliche… I couldn’t think of a better 3 words for 2012!
    Nicole Rivera recently posted..I Think I Have a Resolution SolutionMy Profile

    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:31 am

      Not cliche at all! It’s great that you are fully aware of what you need to do to stay happy, healthy and positive. I wish you all of these things in 2012 and I hope that you will let me know when you have done a video, I’d love to see it.

  8. Ashley S
    January 5, 2012 | 1:07 pm

    What a great video :) Thank you for sharing your resolutions. Best of luck on all your goals, and the running goals! The 3 words to live by is a great idea :)
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:32 am

      Thanks, Ashley. I appreciate you stopping by :)

  9. Brenna @ Almost All The Truth
    Twitter: AlmostTruth
    January 5, 2012 | 1:21 pm

    What a great video! I love the idea of having three words to live your life by and yours were so wonderful!

    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:32 am

      Cheers, Brenna!

  10. Charise @ I Thought I Knew Mama
    Twitter: ithoughtiknewma
    January 5, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    I also love the concept of three words to live by! I’m going to spend some time thinking about this, but I think mine could be Natural, Inspiring, and Open. Thanks for the food for thought!
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:33 am

      Happy I gave you some food for thought. I think 3 words is a great concept and I hope it works for you too.

  11. candice
    Twitter: thenewmodernmom
    January 5, 2012 | 2:51 pm

    Thanks. This has really got me thinking. I’ll have to reflect on what my own 3 words would be. Happy New Year!
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    • Ghada V
      Twitter: OMGhada
      January 6, 2012 | 11:34 am

      Happy new year and good luck! It is a bit soul searching to come up with your words.

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