My word for 2023 is...

The beginning of a new year usually signals resolutions being made and vision boards created, often only to be abandoned before February even dawns. SO decided to eschew this practice this year, and instead sought out familiar faces to distil their #2023 goals into a single-word focus.

My word for 2023 is reinventing

— Grace "Spice" Hamilton, Grammy-nominated artiste

Grace "Spice" Hamilton

My word for 2023 is persevere

— Michael Lee-Chin, NCB Financial Group and Portland Holdings Chairman

Michael Lee-Chin, NCB Financial Group and Portland Holdings Chairman Michael Lee-Chin (Photo: George Pimentel)

My word for 2023 is greatness

— Natasha Mayne, attorney-at-law

Natasha Mayne, attorney-at-law.

My word for 2023 is gratitude

— Meiling Esau, Trinbagonian fashion designer

Trinbagonian fashion designer Meiling Esau

My word for 2023 is #WeShall

— Wes Hall, business leader, author, and philanthropist

Wes Hall, business leader, author, and philanthropist.

My word for 2023 is limitless

— Natalie Chin, deputy managing director, Jamaica Observer Limted

Natalie Chin, deputy managing director, Jamaica Observer Limted (Photo: Adrian Creary)

My word for 2023 is optimism

— Donette Chin-Loy Chang, Communications leader and philanthropist

Donette Chin-Loy Chang, Communications leader and philanthropist.

My word for 2023 is connection

— Ian Hylton, president of Ms MIN

Ian Hylton, Chinese-based fashion designer.

My word for 2023 is joy

— Suzanne McFayden, writer/philanthropist & Blanton Museum of Art board chair

Suzanne McFayden, writer/philanthropist & Blanton Museum of Art board chairIG/@mcfayden

My word for 2023 is perseverance

— Toni-Ann Singh, Miss World 2019

Toni-Ann Singh, Miss World 2019IG: @toniannsingh

My word for 2023 is faith

— Davina Bennett, Miss Universe second runner-up 2017

Davina Bennett, Miss Universe second runner-up 2017nordstrom.com

My word for 2023 is contentment

— Jeneque Pinnock, Miss Jamaica World 2017 second runner-up & content creator

Jeneque Pinnock, Miss Jamaica World 2017 second runner-up & content creator.

My word for 2023 is prosper

— Neko "Bootleg Rocstar" Kelly, celebrity stylist and creative director

Neko "Bootleg Rocstar" Kelly, celebrity stylist and creative directorIG/@bootlegrocstar

My word for 2023 is determined

— Kadeem Baker, Beauty Journal Spacare Ltd principal Kadeem Baker

Kadeem Baker, Beauty Journal Spacare Ltd principal

My word for 2023 is peace

— Antoinette Messam, costume designer

Antoinette Messam, costume designer (Photo: Patrick Nichols)

My word for 2023 is nourish

— Chris & Lisa Binns, Stush in the Bush co-principals

Chris & Lisa Binns, Stush in the Bush co-principals (Photo: Naphtali Junior)

My word for 2023 is legacy

— Kirk Pickersgill, Greta Constantine co-designer

Kirk Pickersgill, Greta Constantine co-designerIG/@kirkpickersgill

My word for 2023 is thriving

— Lydon "Kingy" Lettman, artiste manager

Lydon "Kingy" Lettman, artiste manager.

My word for 2023 is transformation

— Khadine "Miss Kitty" Hylton, attorney-at-law

Khadine "Miss Kitty" Hylton, attorney-at-law (IG/@fluffymisskitty)

My word for 2023 is #PeaceWithPurpose

— Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton (Photo: Justine Stoddart)

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