I swear every year I’m like “I’m going to go to the gym more” or “I’m going to eat healthy”, and those are the goals I set for myself. This year is going to be a little different. I’ve hit the one year mark in my marriage, I’m finding my passion for blogging, and I’m learning more and more about myself very single day. My goals for this new year are going to be more realistic, and more self-centered than ever.
When I say self-centered, I mean focusing on ensuring that I’m happy enough to continue trying to make others happy. And I am.
2017 was a pretty awesome year and a pretty tough year as well. But that’s what you gotta do; You gotta go through the bad to get to the good, right? So let’s do this 2018! Bring it ON.
Focus on myself
I don’t mean this in a completely egotistical way. I mean this in a self-loving way. I think it is so important to be in love with yourself to be genuinely happy and be able to make other genuinely happy too. I worry so much about others, that sometimes I lose myself. This year was the first year that my anxiety hit me as hard as it did. It’s also the first time my anxiety actually began to take over my life. I lost myself a lot in that and I began to live in this fear, and I wasn’t sure why. But I’ve started really focusing on myself, and I have seen a drastic change already. I’m determined to continue this and be my own biggest supporter.
Set clear and consistent goals
This whole blogging world is still new to me. I love it more than anything, but I want to ensure I stay consistent with it. Making lists is the best thing for me to do when I set a goal for myself. Not only does it help me feel more organized, but it helps me get the job done. This year I’m going to make as many lists as I need to get things done. I’m going to set very clear and very consistent goals for my blog, and I’m going to aim for the stars.
Be more in the moment
This one is very important to me. I heard a quote the other day that said, “Stay in the moment one moment longer.” Every time I hear this, I feel a little guilty. Although I’ve done a better job of being off my phone, I want to push even further. I want to be as in the moment as I possibly can. For the longest I possibly can. Granted, in this new world I’m stepping into, most of what I’m working on is on my phone. but recreationally, I want to put my phone down, take a step back more, and just BE in the moment.
Meet more bloggers and content creators
This world is fascinating to me. Although it’s a very self-motivating job, the people I have met out of it have been fantastic. In blogging, a lot of your time is spent alone, well, blogging. So getting out in the open and meeting with other content creators is a huge goal for me. Not only will it be great to meet more people who are in this world, but it’s a great way to gain opportunities.
I have many more goals (too many!) but those are just a couple outlines I have for myself for this new year!
What were your new years goals?! Comment below and let me know!