Thursday, December 22, 2011

2012 Goals

2011 has been an amazing year. Jordan and I found our home. I took my first trips to San Francisco and Catalina. I made the front page of Etsy for the first (and second, and third!) time. We got a videography gig in Australia! And of course, this year I started my journey of blogging!

Probably one of the best years of my life because I'm really starting to see my life develop into what I feel it should be. So how to top it? I've been thinking a lot about next year....what I want to be doing and where I want to be doing it.

The obvious goal is to start working on my shop and blog full-time. But that is such a huge goal that I don't want to put a time limit on it. Instead I'd rather focus on little goals that will one day get me to that point (whenever that may be).
You can download this free Goal List here

Besides the continued growth in my shop and blog, my next goal regards my health. I need to have more consistent exercise in my life. My biggest challenge when it comes to exercise is time. With working a full-time job, blogging 5 times a week, and keeping up with shop orders, I often use the excuse "I'm too busy." But I just recently started taking a cardio barre class 2-3 times a week. Point blank, it kicks my ass. I know this is mostly because I haven't had consistent, hard exercise, well, ever. At first it was torture, but I'm slowly finding myself enjoying it more. Maybe even looking forward to the next class (did I really just say that?). I want to keep this new activity going.

My last goal is to stay positive. I am so so thankful for what I have in life. I feel so lucky. Sometimes I focus too much on the negative things, the "petty" things. I let those things get to me way more than I should. And why? There's no reason for it. So next year I really want to focus on not 'sweating the small stuff' and remember just great amazing I have it.

Do you make New Years Resolutions? What are you goals for 2012?

7 comments:

  1. Great goals!

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  2. It has been a very good year for you! Congratulations on all the excitement and good things that have come your way!

    I don't make New Years Resolutions as I find that I do not actually complete them. I have not yet thought about my goals for next little while either -- I should probably get on that. I like the thought about staying positive though :)

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  3. Beautiful post. Very inspiring.

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  4. This year my main focus is finding a job (it's my focus right now too) and getting back into a healthy eating routine. I have a 101 in 1001 list of stuff that I would like to do. I prefer the kind of goals you've made to 'resolutions'. I also hope to be a better blogger by the end of next year.

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  5. Fantastic goals, girl. Positivity is HUGE and will help in all aspects of your life - :)

    I'm working on my list over the next few days. It's hard narrowing it down.

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  6. Such inspiring goals! And I agree staying positive is definitely something to aim for. It makes all the difference :D

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