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What is your WORD for 2010?

I don't know about you, but 2009 was a very tough year for me. I'm glad to kiss it goodbye and welcome the New Year/New Decade. In that spirit, here's a post from Jayne London, my Associate Coach and the Manager of the Academic Writing Club . This letter was sent to members of the Writing Club, but I thought I'd make it available to all. Happy New Year! Wow --- 2010! It's time to turn a new page on a new decade. This is an opportunity that won't come along again for another 10 years. Imagine back to 2000 and what you thought you would be doing 10 years later. I hope you can acknowledge all your accomplishments from the past 10 years and enjoy that feeling in the days to come. There will be many opportunities for you in this new decade. Are you ready for them? For this upcoming year, a simple but powerful suggestion was offered by a graduate student in the Writing Club. She calls it ONE LITTLE WORD TO LIVE WITH. She wrote: "About this time last year, a