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How to Turn Your Word of the Year into a Phone Background

"What one word resonates most with you for the year ahead, pulling together all that you want to make happen?"

This question in the PowerSheets Prep Work fires me up because it gives me a focus for my time, energy, and goals. Personally, I went back and forth between a few different words as I worked through my PowerSheets, and I love the word I ended up settling on: ROOTED.

Now that I've settled on my word for the year (and the Cultivate team has chosen ours as well!), I've been looking for a way to incorporate it into my every day life, particularly something I touch each and every day!

Enter our Word of the Year phone background! We were looking for a way to help you get your word of the year in front of you each day, and what better way than by being intentional with your phone background!

 

WOTY_Screensaver

Here's a screenshot of how I used the iPhone background to write in my word of the year! It'll serve as a great reminder for me!

Want to make a background using your word of the year? Here's a quick way to do it in your iPhone Photos app in under five minutes:

  1. Download our free iPhone background, and save it to your Photos.
  2. Click "Edit" in the top, right-hand corner of the photo.
  3. Click the circle with three dots, and choose Markup.
  4. Choose a pen, and write in your word of the year!
  5. Click "Done" and use as your wallpaper!

Still deciding on your word of the year? That's okay, too! Bookmark this post, and come back to it once you've finished your PowerSheets Prep Work! We wrote a great blog post with some of our best tips for choosing a word that is fitting for your year! If you're still needing some inspiration, check out this list I pulled from the PowerSheets Facebook Group below to get your wheels turning:

Abide
Able
Action
Adventure
Balance
Be
Beloved
Bloom
Brave
Breathe
Centered
Change
Cherish
Confidence
Confident
Consistent
Create
Cultivate
Dance
Delight
Design
Devoted
Diligence
Diligent
Discover
Embrace
Enrich
Faithful
Focus
Freedom
Grace
Grateful
Gratitude
Grow
Happiness
Happy
Healing
Hope
Implement
Intention
Joy
Joyful
Leap
Learn
Less
Light
Listen
Love
Meaningful
Nourish
Play
Prepare
Progress
Purpose
Quiet
Ready
Refine
Rest
Revitalize
Rooted
Savor
Self-discipline
Shine
Simplify
Sow
Steadfast
Steady
Stillness
Strength
Surrender
Thankful
Thrive
Trust
Wellness
Worthy
Yes

Ready to uncover your good goals and make progress on them! It's not too late to grab one of our Six-Month PowerSheets Goal Planners now! They're available in three fun colors, and they're undated so you can dive in as soon as they arrive! 

Show Comments (9)
  1. Carol
    Carol
    reply

    Any way for Android phones?

    • Chelsea
      Chelsea
      reply

      I just clicked the link, screenshot the photo, cropped it, and edited it on my photogrid editing app. I have an android.

  2. Rosangela Neres
    Rosangela Neres
    reply

    Oh, I love this and already have my word of the year in my phone!! Thank you, Jess!

  3. Melody
    Melody
    reply

    Jess great idea! Already on my phone!

    • Jess Metcalf
      Jess Metcalf
      reply

      I'm so glad Melody! Our hope is it encourages you all year long!

  4. Caley
    Caley
    reply

    What an amazing idea x

  5. Cultivated Life – 2018 PowerWords – The Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Life
    Cultivated Life – 2018 PowerWords – The Fearfully and Wonderfully Made Life
    reply

    […] Last week The Cultivate Team shared a list of Power Words on their blog. […]

  6. Caley
    Caley
    reply

    FINALLY sharing my 2018 goals today - and loving my color coding x
    http://ellieloveblog.co.za/2018/01/2018-goals-with-powersheets.html

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