Friday, January 04, 2013

Goals for 2013

Last year I made four goals for myself. Four simple, far-reaching, general & beautiful goals that I knew would be tough but not impossible to keep up with for the entire year. And I think I did pretty damn awesome in accomplishing them! And keeping myself accountable through the blog. Very well done, if I do say so myself.

So this year, I thought I would try it again and hope for the best. No pressure. No lists. Nothing too crazy. Just easy, life-fulfilling stuff. Stuff that I can accomplish at little bit at a time, throughout the year.

#1. Read 52 Books.
#2. Take a class.
#3. Clean out my studio.
#4. Do something that I am proud of, and that I am passionate about.

I posted my "Read 52 Books" goal yesterday, but I don't think I'm going to do up separate posts for the other ones right away. January is a long - and busy - month, and I'm sure there will be time for all of that once I have had a chance to flesh out all the details! I am also going to continue with my monthly mini goals, because that was fun last year as well! I'll have my January list up next week.

I do have a "one little word" in mind, which will hopefully come in to play with all of this goal-setting and goal-accomplishing. But I am not going to share it here...yet. We'll see how January plays out before I get into all of that!

Are any of you out there "goal-setters" or "resolution-makers"?
Do you have a One Little Word for 2013?

A lot of my inspiration for all of this goal-setting comes from other ladies "out there" in the blog-world. Specifically, I really love Elise's, Ginger's, Nadine's & Nicole's posts for the new year. These are my blog & real-life role models....awww! I am really paring down the number of blogs I read (and the amount of Internetting I do) this year. I want to feel inspired, and informed, and find out what my friends are up to. And I want to laugh and enjoy things, but not spend my whole day on the web! That's not too much to ask, is it?

later loves

4 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh. I need to pare down too. I am on overload. I can't keep up with everyone and why should I? I go through phases where I want to see what EVERYONE IN THE WORLD is doing and then I get burnt out and go back to my tried and true faves, like you!

    Good goals. What kind of class are you thinking of?

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  2. Amen sister! You know, more and more of the bloggers I read are saying much of the same thing - less internet, less computer time etc. I'm feeling pretty good about this myself. Anyway - I read your book challenge and I am in such awe of how many you managed to read last year! Because of you and another blogger I read, you have both inspired me. Your book reviews are always something I look forward to :) BTW - if I have a book you are interested in, I am totally good with sharing :)

    I was wondering the same thing - what type of class are you thinking of?

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  3. You inspire me too!
    Great goals!

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  4. Arg... I had a long, awesome comment and it disappeared. The gist..... You're awesome!
    Xoxo

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