ease… the five freedoms

I’m working on my theme for 2012. As inspired by Michael Bungay-Stanier’s mention of Chris Brogan: http://www.chrisbrogan.com/my-3-words-for-2011/

So far, only one word keeps coming to me consistently: ease. Curious, I looked it up in the handy-dandy online dictionary and this is what I found:

1. freedom from labor, pain, or physical annoyance; tranquil rest; comfort: to enjoy one’s ease.

2. freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude; a quiet state of mind: to be at ease about one’s health.

3. freedom from difficulty or great effort; facility: it can be done with ease.

4. freedom from financial need; plenty: a life of ease on a moderate income.

5. freedom from stiffness, constraint, or formality; unaffectedness: ease of manner; the ease and elegance of her poetry.

Seems pretty appropriate.

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