Step 1: Your Word for 2018
A word of the year is just a tool for you to direct you focus with. Follow your intuition to determine your word of the year. you can't get it wrong and you can always change it if you want. It's your tool. Make it work for you. One other tip that you can consider when looking for your word of the year, is to look to enneagram type. I've found this tool very helpful to see what the virtue is for your type. It's what helps your personality wake up and live more fully. They are often scary accurate as to what focus you need. I You don't know your type you can take a free test here.